Some of the cities, towns, and places in Allegany County are Amcelle, Barrelville, Barton, Bel Air, Bier, Borden Shaft, Bowling Green, Bowmans Addition, Carlos, Clarysville, Corriganville, Cresaptown, Cumberland, Danville, Dawson, Detmold, Dickens, Eckhart Mines, Ellerslie, Evitts Creek, Flintstone, Franklin, Frostburg, George's Creek, Gilmore, Grahamtown, Klondike, La Vale, Little Orleans, Loartown, Lonaconing, Luke, McCoole, McKenzie, Midland, Midlothian, Moscow, Mount Savage, Narrows Park, National, Nikep, Ocean, Oldtown, Pinto, Pleasant Grove, Potomac Park, Rawlings, Shaft, Spring Gap, Town Creek, Vale Summit, Westernport, Woodland, Zihlman
Allegany County is located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 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 and a river in the Appalachian region of the US are named Allegany, Allegheny, or Alleghany.
Allegany County is part of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is a part of the Western Maryland "panhandle".