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Allentown Union Hall
|Elevation||679 ft (207 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||422400|
Allentown is an unincorporated community in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States. Allentown is in the Tremont Township, though it is much closer to Mackinaw than to Tremont. Allentown is 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northwest of Mackinaw and 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Tremont.
A post office was established at Allentown in 1879, and remained in operation until the 1950s. The community derives its name from one James Allen.
Since Allentown is an unincorporated community, the official population is not known. However, Allentown is made up of approximately 24 houses, which gives an unofficial population somewhere between 50 and 100.
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