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Welcome to Allegany ...
The location of Allegany has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Allegany, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Allegany has a population of 1,698 people<3> (see below for details).
Allegany is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Allegany lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Allegany is located in the (716) area code.
Websites for Allegany ...
Official Website: www.allegany.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Allegany had an population of 1,698 people. This is a decrease of 6.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.82% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Allegany.
Communities Also Named Allegany ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Allegany ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Allegany.
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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Allegany, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Allegany.
Adding Allegany to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Allegany in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Allegany was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Allegany in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Allegany.
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: https://www.ny.gov/
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