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Allen County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States with a population of 108,473 as of the 2000 U.S. census. It is included in the Lima, Ohio, Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is named for Colonel John Allen, a figure in the War of 1812. Although it has been claimed that the county was named for Revolutionary War soldier Ethan Allen, the weight of the evidence in favor of John Allen led the General Assembly to declare that the county was named for him. The county seat is Lima.