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ALLEN, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Bell County, Central Texas North

Under Lake Belton
About 4 Miles S of present-day Moffat
N of Belton / Temple
Population: 0

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View of Lake Belton from Dam, Belton TX
View of Lake Belton from Belton Dam
Photo courtesy Chandra Moira Beal
History on a Pinhead

A thriving town around the time of the Civil War, Allen was said to once have a population around 1,000.

It had already become a ghost town in the 1950s when it became one of several towns flooded in the creation of Lake Belton.


[See Drowned Towns of Bell County by Mike Cox ]
Bell County Texas 1907 Postal map
Bell County Texas 1907 Postal Map showing Moffat
(Northern Bell County)

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Allen, Texas Nearby Towns:
Belton the county seat
Lake Belton
Moffat
Temple
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