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Welcome to Albany ...

Albany is located in Fayette County.

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

When the people of Albany refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Albanian<2>

Albany is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Albany ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Albany and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Clermont   [Map]   597   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elgin   [Map]   637   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elkader   [Map]   1,226   E   18 miles [29 km]
Hazleton   [Map]   826   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Oelwein   [Map]   5,960   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ossian   [Map]   792   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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 California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), 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.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Albany. 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 Albany. 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 Albany.

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

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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Albany, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Albany.

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Albany refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Albany may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Albany) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albany. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8658, Longitude: -91.7588     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Albany have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Albany.

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