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Welcome to Allegany ...

The village of Allegany is located in Cattaraugus County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Allegany has a population of 1,729 people<1> (see below for details).

Allegany is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allegany had a population of 1,816 people. This makes Allegany the county's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,816 people, the population of Allegany decreased 3.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,883 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Allegany had an population of 1,729 people. This is a decrease of 4.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.18% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Allegany ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Allegany and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bolivar   [Map]   2,088   E   18 miles [29 km]
Cuba   [Map]   3,085   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Franklinville   [Map]   2,873   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Great Valley   [Map]   1,974   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hinsdale   [Map]   2,089   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Little Valley   [Map]   1,689   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Allegany ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Allegany - they are located in Georgia, Maryland and Oregon.

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

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 Allegany. 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 Allegany. 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 Allegany. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

Websites for Allegany ...

Official Website: www.allegany.org/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Allegany, 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 Allegany.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Allegany. 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.

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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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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Allegany: www.allegany.org/

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

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



Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Allegany. A straight line distance ignores things 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Allegany

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allegany. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0916, Longitude: -78.4926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Allegany have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Allegany.