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So far, we found very little information about Allston. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
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Various Identification Codes ...
GNIS Codes ...
The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. The BGN will usually recognize an existing name or, when necessary, chose a name for a geographic feature (such as a mountain, lake, river, stream, city, town, village, dam, bridge, etc).
The BGN names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) and it is the official Federal repository. The GNIS is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
A unique and permanent number has been assigned for each name in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive and it is intended that they are to be used by all departments of the Federal Government:
GNIS ID for Allston: 1838918
GNIS ID for Dundy County: 835850
GNIS ID for Nebraska: 1779792
FIPS Codes ...
In a past effort, various federal agencies worked together to create a set of codes with a purpose similar to the GNIS codes. These codes are called the Federal Information Processing Standard (or the FIPS 55 codes). Although they are still used by some organizations, the FIPS codes are obsolete and will ultimately be replaced by the GNIS codes.
While FIPS codes have been assigned to all counties and states, a specific code has not been assigned to Allston. The following FIPS codes apply to the State and County:
Regional Codes ...
For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Allston would have been located in Region #2 (the Midwest Region).
In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Allston would have been located in Division #4 (the West North-Central Division).
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Allston would have been located in Region VII (Region 7).
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. Allston would have been located in Region VII (Region 7).
Referenced GNIS Records ...
GNIS ID #1838918 (Name of Record: Allston (historical))
Class: populated place
A place or area having clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent population (such as a city, settlement, town or village). The boundaries may or may not coincide with the perceived population.
A 'populated place' record may have a corresponding 'census' or 'civil' record. The information contained in the 'populated place' record applies only to the class and should not be confused with either the 'census' and 'civil' classes.
Map Name: Unknown
Lat: 0 Lon: 0
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)
The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
The official website of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
The official website of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Feb 2024