Place:Allen, Louisiana, United States

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NameAllen
Alt namesAllensource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeParish
Coordinates30.65°N 92.8°W
Located inLouisiana, United States
See alsoCalcasieu, Louisiana, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Allen Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Oberlin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,764. Allen Parish is in southwestern Louisiana, southwest of Alexandria.

Allen Parish is named for former Confederate States Army general and Governor of Louisiana Henry Watkins Allen. It was separated in 1912 from the larger Calcasieu Parish to the southwest.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1886 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1912 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 18,382
1930 15,261
1940 17,540
1950 18,835
1960 19,867
1970 20,794
1980 21,390
1990 21,226

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External links

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