Allentown, TX


By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: November 1, 1994


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.

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  • Communities

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Christopher Long, “Allentown, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 18, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/allentown-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994

Place
Allentown
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Angelina County
Associated Names

Allen's Gin

Modisett

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 31.44328000°
  • Longitude: -94.78292900°
Population Counts
People Year
800 2009