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ALLEN, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Bell County, North Central Texas

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

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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.

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Drowned Towns of Bell County
by Mike Cox
View of Lake Belton from Dam, Belton TX
View of Lake Belton from Belton Dam
Photo courtesy Chandra Moira Beal
Bell County Texas 1907 Postal map
Bell County Texas 1907 Postal Map showing Moffat
(Northern Bell County)

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

Allen, Texas
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