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Welcome to Allegany ...

The Town of Allegany is located in Cattaraugus County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Allegany has a population of 7,597 people<2> (see below for details).

Allegany is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Allegany lies within the (716) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Allegany had an population of 7,597 people. This is a decrease of 5.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Allegany had a population of 8,004 people (which is 9.97% of the total population of Cattaraugus County). This makes Allegany the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Allegany represents 0.04% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 303rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,004 people, the population of Allegany decreased 2.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,230 people).

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

Communities near Allegany ...

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

  • Bradford [McKean County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradford
    • Bradford [McKean County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Allegany
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradford
  • Salamanca [Cattaraugus County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salamanca have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salamanca
    • Salamanca [Cattaraugus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest of Allegany
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salamanca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salamanca
  • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portville
    • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Allegany
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  • Cuba [Allegany County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
    • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Allegany
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklinville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinville
      • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Allegany
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    • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinsdale
      • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast of Allegany
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    • Bolivar [Allegany County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolivar
      • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Allegany
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    • Great Valley [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Great Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Valley
      • Great Valley [Cattaraugus County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of Allegany
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    • Little Valley [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Valley
      • Little Valley [Cattaraugus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Allegany
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    • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklinville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinville
      • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Allegany
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklinville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allegany ...

Looking for more information about Allegany? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cattaraugus County: www.co.cattaraugus.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allegany.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allegany - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allegany) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Allegany. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Allegany

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allegany. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0878, Longitude: -78.5120       In this case, the coordinates for Allegany have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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