Allen Center, Ohio

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Allen Center, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Allen Center, Ohio is located in Ohio
Allen Center, Ohio
Allen Center, Ohio
Location of Allen Center, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°14′30″N 83°28′41″W / 40.24167°N 83.47806°W / 40.24167; -83.47806
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Union
Elevation[1] 1,060 ft (323 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43040
Area code(s) 937
GNIS feature ID 1060818[1]

Allen Center is an unincorporated community in Allen Township, Union County, Ohio, United States. It is located at 40°14′30″N 83°28′41″W / 40.24167°N 83.47806°W / 40.24167; -83.47806Coordinates: 40°14′30″N 83°28′41″W / 40.24167°N 83.47806°W / 40.24167; -83.47806,[2] at the intersection of Allen Center and Bear Swamp roads.[3]


Allen Center was laid out around 1849.[4] A post office was established at Allen Center in 1851, and remained in operation until 1863.[5]


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Allen Center, Ohio
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, 78.
  4. ^ Durant, Pliny A. (1883). The History of Union County, Ohio, containing a history of the county; its townships, towns ... Chicago: Beers, W. H., & co. p. 467. 
  5. ^ "Union County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 December 2015.