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Welcome to Allegheny ...

Allegheny is located in Madison County<1>.

The pronunciation of Allegheny: AL-i-GAINY<2>

Allegheny is 2,100 feet [640 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Allegheny: (828)

Adding Allegheny to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Allegheny in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Allegheny was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Allegheny on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Allegheny ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Allegheny - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Allegheny ...

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

  • Greeneville [Greene County]
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    • Greeneville [Greene County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Allegheny
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greeneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greeneville<5>
  • Nolichucky [Washington County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nolichucky
    • Nolichucky [Washington County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Allegheny
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 5,861 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nolichucky have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Erwin [Unicoi County]
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    • Erwin [Unicoi County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Allegheny
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,854 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<5>
  • Bolton Estates [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton Estates
    • Bolton Estates [Greene County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Allegheny
    • Estimated population in 2014: 5,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton Estates
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    • Forest Hills [Greene County]
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      • Forest Hills [Greene County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Allegheny
      • Estimated population in 2014: 5,027 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Hills
    • Pleasant View [Greene County]
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      • Pleasant View [Greene County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Allegheny
      • Estimated population in 2014: 4,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant View
    • Tusculum [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tusculum
      • Tusculum [Greene County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Allegheny
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,669 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tusculum have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tusculum
    • Mars Hill [Madison County]
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      • Mars Hill [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Allegheny
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mars Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mars Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mars Hill<5>
    • Banner Hill [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banner Hill
      • Banner Hill [Unicoi County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Allegheny
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banner Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Hill
    • Ernestville [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ernestville
      • Ernestville [Unicoi County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Allegheny
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,311 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ernestville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ernestville

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 Allegheny. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allegheny.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allegheny. 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 Allegheny.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allegheny ...

Looking for more information about Allegheny? 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 Allegheny, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Allegheny.

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About Madison County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Allegheny. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allegheny - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allegheny) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Allegheny. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlleghenyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allegheny. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9893, Longitude: -82.6683    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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