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Welcome to Albany ...
The city of Albany is located in Alameda County.
When the people of Albany refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Albanian<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Albany has a population of 20,143 people<2> (see below for details).
Albany was incorporated September 22, 1908.
The community of Albany is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Albany lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Albany is located in the (510) area code.
The ZIP code for Albany: 94706<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Albany had a population of 18,539 people. This makes Albany the county's 12th most populous community.
The population of Albany represents 0.05% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 300th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,539 people, the population of Albany increased 12.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,444 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Albany had an population of 20,143 people. This is an increase of 8.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.49% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Albany.
Communities near Albany ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Albany and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Albany.
Communities Also Named Albany ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Albany - they are located in Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Minnesota, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Tennessee (2), Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Albany.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Albany:
Websites for Albany ...
Official Website: www.albanyca.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albany ...
Looking for more information about Albany? 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 Albany, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Albany.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Albany: www.albanyca.org/
The official website for Alameda County: www.acgov.org/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019