Allentown, Florida

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Allentown, Florida
Location of Allentown in Santa Rosa County, Florida.
Location of Allentown in Santa Rosa County, Florida.
Allentown, Florida is located in Florida
Allentown, Florida
Allentown, Florida
Location of Allentown in Santa Rosa County, Florida.
Allentown, Florida is located in the United States
Allentown, Florida
Allentown, Florida
Allentown, Florida (the United States)
Coordinates: 30°45′46″N 87°02′32″W / 30.76278°N 87.04222°W / 30.76278; -87.04222Coordinates: 30°45′46″N 87°02′32″W / 30.76278°N 87.04222°W / 30.76278; -87.04222
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountySanta Rosa
Area
 • Total30.459 sq mi (78.89 km2)
 • Land30.233 sq mi (78.30 km2)
 • Water0.226 sq mi (0.59 km2)
Elevation
207 ft (63 m)
Population
 • Total894
 • Density29/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)850
GNIS feature ID294649[2]

Allentown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Santa Rosa County, Florida, United States. Its population was 894 as of the 2010 census.[1]

State Road 87 (SR 87), SR 89, and County Road 182 (CR 182) pass through the community. The intersection of CR 182 and SR 89 is typically referred by locals as "downtown Allentown" or simply "the caution light."

Central School and the local volunteer fire department are located in Allentown. There are two small churches within the community. Navy T-6 Training planes are frequently heard overhead due to the close proximity of NAS Whiting Field to the east.

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 30.459 square miles (78.89 km2); 30.233 square miles (78.30 km2) of its area is land, and 0.226 square miles (0.59 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: Florida". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "Allentown". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.