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Albany Junction, Georgia

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Welcome to Albany Junction ...

Although we found mention of Albany Junction during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Albany Junction was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

While we are confident that Albany Junction was located in Dougherty County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Albany Junction to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Albany Junction - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Albany Junction, please Contact Us.

A typical abbreviation for Albany Junction: Albany Jct. (or less commonly used: Albany Jctn.)

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Albany Junction might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Albany Junction would be found within the (229) area code.

Communities Also Named Albany Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Albany Junction - it's located in Missouri.

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

Adding Albany Junction to Our Gazetteer ...

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Albany Junction was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1910.

We also found Albany Junction on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Albany Junction on our Genealogy Page.

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Mentions & References for Albany Junction

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Albany Junction and then turned east". While Albany Junction could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Albany Junction as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Albany Junction could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.






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