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  1. Alleghany is a small census-designated place in Sierra County, California, United States in the Sierra Nevada. It is situated in the Gold Country and continues to be a significant locale for gold mining. The famous Sixteen-to-One Mine has been in operation since the days of the California Gold Rush. The town is 20 miles from the nearest highway and consists largely of a single main street. The town is home to a post office, a bar, and a mining museum. The population was 58 at the 2010 census.
  2. Alleghany a.k.a. Alleghany, Virginia: Alleghany is an unincorporated community in Alleghany County, Virginia, United States.

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  2. Alleghany County Cave Amphipod

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Google previewThe Anti-masonic Review and Magazine (1828)

The contrast between Philadelphia and Lancaster, or Somerset, or even Alleghany is a full and satisfactory proof, that Antimasonry is not hostility tothe national administration, (for on that ground a'large vote might be poll— ed in Philadelphia,) ...

Google previewTHE GREAT REPUBLIC (1871)


Alleghany is a distinct corporation, and is governed by its own Mayor and Council. Birmingham and Manchester are considerable suburbs. The former is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of North Carolina (1999)

by Nancy Capace

The word Alleghany is said to be derived from the Indian word meaning " fine stream." The county area is drained by the New River, the second oldest river in the world. According to legend, New River was discovered by Peter Jefferson, ...

Google previewA New Gazetteer, Or Geographical Dictionary (1838)

Of North America and the West Indies ... by Bishop Davenport

Alleghany co. N. Y. 10 m. SE. from Angelica. Pop.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Trade and Commerce of the United States (1854)

More Particularly of the Southern and Western States: Giving a View of the Commerce, Agriculture, Manufactures, Internal Improvements, Slave and Free Labour, Slavery Institutions, Products, Etc., of the South ... by James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow

ghany river rises in Porter county, Pennsylvania, on the west side of the Alleghany mountains, flows into the state of New-York, and returns into Pennsylvania, and is the most £ tributary of the Ohio. It is navi gable for boats of a ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

between the sources of Bald Eagle and Juniata on the eastward and the sources of the West Branch westward, the base of the Alleghany reaches the summit between the Atlantic slope and Ohio valley, discharging the ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

Near the centre of the county the Ohio is fonned by the confluence of the Alleghany and Mouongahela rivers. The Youghi- ogheny and several creeks also drain it. Near the rivers the surface is broken into ravines; most of the upland is hilly, ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1E1G2H4A1N1Y4

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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