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  1. Allegany County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 48,946. Its county seat is Belmont. Its name derives from a Delaware Indian word, applied by settlers of Western New York State to a trail that followed the Allegheny River.
    • also known as Allegany County, New York
    • founded in (210 years ago)
    • part of New York
    • capital: Belmont
  2. Allegany County is a county located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 75,087. Its county seat is Cumberland. The name Allegany may come from a local Lenape word, welhik hane or oolikhanna, which means 'best flowing river of the hills' or 'beautiful stream'. A number of counties in the Appalachian region of the US are named Allegany, Allegheny, or Alleghany.

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Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ALLEGANY COUNTY, a county of the state of New York, in North America. It was erected from Genesee county in 1806, is about forty miles north and south, and twenty-eight east and west. It is bounded on the north by Genesee county, east by ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York State (2005)

by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss

ALLAN, INDIAN 53 ALLEGANY COUNTY Various congressmen, including Republican Edward Livingston, who had vehemently opposed the Alien Act, presented petitions to Congress to repeal it early in 1799. Although a congressional ...

Google previewA universal gazetteer; or, Geographical dictionary of the world (1835)

by George Thomas Landmann

Pittsburgh, a county-town of North America, United States, state Pennsylvania, Allegany county, on a point of land between the Allegany and Monongahely, 291 m Harri8burg, 223 Washington. It is the staple of commerce for Philadelphia with ...

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