Allenford is a small village on Highway 21 halfway between Southampton
and Owen Sound
. Allenford is situated on the bank of the Sauble River. It was originally known as Driftwood Crossing, but to recognize the first settler, Allen, it was changed and ford was added to acknowledge the ease to which the river could be forded.
Allenford represents small town rural charm, set in a peaceful river valley with the beautiful Sauble River winding through the heart of the village.