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Welcome to Alleghany ...

Alleghany is located in Pike County<1>.

The location of Alleghany has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alleghany is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alleghany lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alleghany lies within the (606) area code.

Communities Also Named Alleghany ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Alleghany - they are located in California, Tennessee and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alleghany.

Communities near Alleghany ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alleghany.

  • Pikeville [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pikeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pikeville
    • Pikeville [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Alleghany
    • Estimated population in 2018: 6,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<5>
  • Jenkins [Letcher County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenkins
    • Jenkins [Letcher County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Alleghany
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,961 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenkins<5>
  • Coal Run Village [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Run Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Run Village
    • Coal Run Village [Pike County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Alleghany
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,508 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal Run Village
  • Clintwood [Dickenson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clintwood
    • Clintwood [Dickenson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Alleghany
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,304 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clintwood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pound [Wise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pound
      • Pound [Wise County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alleghany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 937 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pound
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pound<5>
    • Elkhorn City [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhorn City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn City
      • Elkhorn City [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Alleghany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 901 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkhorn City<5>
    • Fleming-Neon [Letcher County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleming-Neon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleming-Neon
      • Fleming-Neon [Letcher County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Alleghany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 683 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleming-Neon
    • Wheelwright [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheelwright have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheelwright
      • Wheelwright [Floyd County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Alleghany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 510 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheelwright
    • Haysi [Dickenson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haysi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haysi
      • Haysi [Dickenson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Alleghany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 474 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haysi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haysi<5>
    • Clinchco [Dickenson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinchco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinchco
      • Clinchco [Dickenson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Alleghany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 301 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinchco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinchco<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alleghany. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alleghany.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alleghany. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alleghany.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alleghany. See our Newspapers Page for Alleghany.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alleghany ...

Looking for more information about Alleghany? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alleghany, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alleghany.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Pike County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alleghany. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Pike, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alleghany - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alleghany) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alleghany. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2706, Longitude: -82.4853       In this case, the coordinates for Alleghany have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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