Place:Alleghany, North Carolina, United States

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NameAlleghany
Alt namesAlleghanysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates36.483°N 81.117°W
Located inNorth Carolina, United States     (1859 - )
See alsoAshe, North Carolina, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Alleghany County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,155. Its county seat is Sparta.

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History

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The county was formed in 1859 from the eastern part of Ashe County, North Carolina. It was named for the Allegheny Mountains. Numerous boundary adjustments have been made since it was established, but none have resulted in new counties.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1859 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1861 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1862 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1914 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 3,590
1870 3,691
1880 5,486
1890 6,523
1900 7,759
1910 7,745
1920 7,403
1930 7,186
1940 8,341
1950 8,155
1960 7,734
1970 8,134
1980 9,587
1990 9,590

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External links

www.alleghanycoungy-nc.gov


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