Allen is located just 24 miles north of Dallas in Collin County. Renowned as a family-oriented community, Allen serves as home to over 94,000 residents. Young professionals, families, and retirees all enjoy the quality of life that Allen offers. Exceptional education, premier shopping destinations, and a wide variety of dining options all have helped the city of Allen receive numerous “Best of” rankings from Money Magazine, Forbes, Wallet Hub, Family Circle, and many more. Rich in history, with humble beginnings from the railroad- Allen is home to one of only a few remaining stone dams in the United States.