Allentown

Allentown is on Farm Road 843 eight miles north of Lufkin in northwestern Angelina County. In the 1930s the settlement had a store, a church, and a number of houses. After World War II many residents left the area, but in the early 1990s the church and a store still remained.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Allentown is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Allen's Gin]
  • (Modisett)

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.44328000
    Longitude
    -94.78292900

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Allentown by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
800 2009 Local Officials