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Do you know of Alliance ???

When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Alliance.

This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.

This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Alliance in the future.

We found mention of Alliance as a post office, but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Fairfield County, South Carolina.

It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located (although that's not always case). In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the existing communities in our gazetteer.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Alliance, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1892.

Communities Also Named Alliance ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

Adding Alliance to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alliance in the FIPS-55 file.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alliance was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list, the Alliance post office opened in 1892.

We also found Alliance on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Alliance ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Alliance:

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.

From that list:

The Alliance post office opened in 1892 and had closed by 1904.

Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

The FIPS database contains an entry for Alliance.

Referenced FIPS Records ...

FIPS Code: 45/01000   (Place Name: Alliance)

County: Fairfield     (FIPS State/County: 45/039)

Class: U8

Identifies a populated place (in this case, Alliance) located wholly or substantially outside the boundaries of an incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) but whose name has not been verified as authoritative by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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