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Alliance, Nebraska

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Welcome to Alliance ...

The city of Alliance is located in Box Butte County<1> and is the County Seat for Box Butte County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alliance has a population of 8,095 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Alliance.

Alliance is 3,960 feet [1,207 m] above sea level.<3> 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 travel west from Alliance, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Alliance: (308)

The ZIP code for Alliance: 69301<4>

Websites for Alliance ...

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Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alliance had an population of 8,095 people. This is a decrease of 4.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.64% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (with a count of 8,959 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Alliance ...

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

  • Hemingford [Box Butte County]
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    • Hemingford [Box Butte County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Alliance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 763 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemingford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemingford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hemingford<7>
  • Berea [Box Butte County]
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    • Berea [Box Butte County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Alliance
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berea
  • Bonner [Morrill County] - Historic
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    • Bonner [Morrill County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Alliance
  • Antioch [Sheridan County] - Historic
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    • Antioch [Sheridan County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Alliance
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    • Angora [Morrill County]
    • Lakeside [Sheridan County]
    • Ellsworth [Sheridan County]
    • Bridgeport [Morrill County]
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      • Bridgeport [Morrill County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<5> to the south of Alliance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<7>
    • Marsland [Dawes County]
    • Bayard [Morrill County]
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      • Bayard [Morrill County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Alliance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,081 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayard<7>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alliance.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alliance. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Alliance.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alliance, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alliance.

Adding Alliance to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alliance 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 Alliance was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Box Butte, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alliance.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alliance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AllianceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alliance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1046, Longitude: -102.8710    
<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.
<7>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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