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Welcome to Albert City ...

The city of Albert City is located in Buena Vista County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Albert City has a population of 665 people<2> (see below for details).

Albert City is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Albert City lies within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Albert City: 50510<4>

Websites for Albert City ...

Official Website: www.albertcity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Albert City had an population of 665 people. This is a decrease of 4.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Albert City had a population of 699 people. This makes Albert City the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Albert City represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 378th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 699 people, the population of Albert City decreased 1.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 709 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Albert City.

Communities near Albert City ...

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

  • Storm Lake [Buena Vista County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Storm Lake
    • Storm Lake [Buena Vista County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Albert City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,322 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Storm Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Storm Lake<6>
  • Alta [Buena Vista County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alta have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alta
    • Alta [Buena Vista County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Albert City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,903 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alta<6>
  • Pocahontas [Pocahontas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocahontas have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas
    • Pocahontas [Pocahontas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Albert City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,634 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocahontas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pocahontas<6>
  • Laurens [Pocahontas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurens have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurens
    • Laurens [Pocahontas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Albert City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,120 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurens<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newell [Buena Vista County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newell
      • Newell [Buena Vista County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Albert City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 852 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newell<6>
    • Sioux Rapids [Buena Vista County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sioux Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sioux Rapids
      • Sioux Rapids [Buena Vista County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Albert City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 744 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sioux Rapids
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sioux Rapids<6>
    • Lakeside [Buena Vista County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeside have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside
      • Lakeside [Buena Vista County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Albert City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeside
    • Fonda [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fonda
      • Fonda [Pocahontas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Albert City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 575 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fonda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fonda<6>
    • Mallard [Palo Alto County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mallard have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mallard
      • Mallard [Palo Alto County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Albert City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mallard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mallard<6>
    • Marathon [Buena Vista County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marathon
      • Marathon [Buena Vista County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Albert City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 227 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marathon

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 Albert City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Albert City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Albert City. 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 Albert City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Albert City. See our Newspapers Page for Albert City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albert City ...

Looking for more information about Albert City? 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 Albert City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Albert City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Buena Vista County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Albert City: www.albertcity.com/

The official website for Buena Vista County: www.co.buena-vista.ia.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Buena Vista, 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 Albert City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albert City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Albert City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Albert City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Albert City) 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 Albert City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Albert City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albert City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7816, Longitude: -94.9499    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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