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Alliance, Nebraska

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Welcome to Alliance ...

The city of Alliance is located in Box Butte County and is the County Seat for Box Butte County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Alliance has a population of 8,403 people<1> (see below for details).

Alliance is 3,960 feet [1,207 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Alliance is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Alliance lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Alliance and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Alliance lies within the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Alliance: 69301<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alliance had a population of 8,491 people (or 75.09% of the total population of Box Butte County). This makes Alliance the county's most populous community.

The population of Alliance represents 0.46% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,491 people, the population of Alliance decreased 5.22% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 8,959 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Alliance had an population of 8,403 people. This is a decrease of 1.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.21% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alliance.

Communities near Alliance ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alliance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Angora   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Antioch   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Atkins - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bonner - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   1,497   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Craft   [Map]   ---   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alliance.

Communities Also Named Alliance ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Alliance - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Indiana (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alliance. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alliance. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alliance. Our list includes 15 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alliance:

Websites for Alliance ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alliance ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Alliance, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alliance.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alliance. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alliance.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alliance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Alliance). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alliance or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alliance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alliance) 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 Alliance. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alliance

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alliance. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1001, Longitude: -102.8754     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alliance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alliance.


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