Allenport, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Allenport, Huntingdon County,
Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Allenport is located in Pennsylvania
Allenport
Allenport
Allenport is located in the US
Allenport
Allenport
Coordinates: 40°22′25″N 77°52′13″W / 40.37361°N 77.87028°W / 40.37361; -77.87028Coordinates: 40°22′25″N 77°52′13″W / 40.37361°N 77.87028°W / 40.37361; -77.87028
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Township Shirley
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 581 ft (177 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 648
 • Density 668/sq mi (258.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 17066
Area code(s) 814
FIPS code 42-00980
GNIS feature ID 1168195[1]

Allenport is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. It lies southeast of Mount Union on the Juniata River in Shirley Township. The population was 648 as of the 2010 census.[2]

Allenport is the location of the Riverview Business Center, home of manufacturing facilities for Bonney Forge, FCI (formerly Berg), and Containment Solutions (formerly Fluid Containment).

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Allenport is in eastern Huntingdon County, bordered to the north by the borough of Mount Union and to the northeast across the Juniata River by the borough of Kistler in Mifflin County. U.S. Route 522 passes through Allenport, leading north into Mount Union and south 5 miles (8 km) to Shirleysburg. Pennsylvania Route 103 has its southern terminus at US 522 in Allenport, and leads northeast (downstream along the Juniata River) 18 miles (29 km) to Mattawana.

The inactive tracks of the narrow-gauge East Broad Top Railroad pass through Allenport. A third rail creates dual-gauge tracks to just short of the PA 103 crossing. The tracks were partially rehabilitated in the mid-2000s by the Mount Union Connecting Railroad, but the rehabilitation was not completed.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Allenport CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2), of which 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2) are land and 0.08 square miles (0.2 km2), or 6.71%, are water.[2]

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