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Welcome to Albertville ...

The city of Albertville is located in Marshall County.

The location of Albertville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Albertville has a population of 21,392 people<2> (see below for details).

Albertville was established in 1891.

The community of Albertville is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Albertville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Albertville (for example, toward Lyerly (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Albertville: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP codes for Albertville: 35950-35951<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Albertville had a population of 21,160 people (which is 22.75% of the total population of Marshall County). This makes Albertville the county's most populous community.

The population of Albertville represents 0.44% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,160 people, the population of Albertville increased 22.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,247 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Albertville had an population of 21,392 people. This is an increase of 1.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.03% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Albertville.

Communities near Albertville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Albertville and not the distance if driven.<6>.

Community   2017
Altoona   [Map]   917   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,284   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,847   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Geraldine   [Map]   900   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Albertville.

Communities Also Named Albertville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Albertville - they are located in Minnesota, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Albertville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Albertville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Albertville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Albertville. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Albertville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albertville ...

Looking for more information about Albertville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Albertville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Albertville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Albertville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albertville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Albertville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Albertville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Albertville includes: 35950 & 35951.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Albertville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Albertville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Albertville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albertville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2631, Longitude: -86.2106     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Albertville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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