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Welcome to Albertville ...

The city of Albertville is located in Marshall County<1>.

Albertville was established in 1891.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Albertville has a population of 21,753 people<2> (see below for details).

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).

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Albertville had an population of 21,753 people. This is an increase of 2.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Albertville had a population of 21,160 people (or 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 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).

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

Communities Also Named Albertville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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.

Communities near Albertville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Albertville.

  • Guntersville
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    • Guntersville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Albertville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,676 people
    • Former names for Guntersville:
    • Gunter's Ferry
    • Gunter's Landing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville<7>
  • Arab
  • Attalla
  • Collinsville
  • Crossville
  • Sardis City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis City
    • Sardis City lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Albertville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,776 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis City
  • Altoona
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    • Altoona lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Albertville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 915 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altoona have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<7>
  • Grant
  • Geraldine
  • Snead
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    • Snead lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Albertville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 837 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snead have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snead<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Albertville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Albertville.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Albertville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Albertville. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Albertville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Albertville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Albertville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>

From that list, the Albertville post office opened in 1860.

We also found Albertville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Albertville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Albertville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Marshall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Albertville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albertville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<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.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 AlbertvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albertville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2679, Longitude: -86.2087    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<9>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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