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Alliance, Nebraska

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The location of Alliance

Welcome to Alliance ...

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

The location of Alliance has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alliance has a population of 8,070 people<2> (see below for details).

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).

Alliance is located in the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Alliance: 69301<4>

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 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 (which had a count of 8,959 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alliance had an population of 8,070 people. This is a decrease of 4.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.92% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alliance ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alliance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2018
Angora   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Antioch - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Atkins - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bayard   [Map]   1,103   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Berea   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bonner - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alliance. If available, we provide a satellite 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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Box Butte County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alliance:

The official website for Box Butte County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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, 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 we use 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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