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Albert City, Iowa

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Welcome to Albert City ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Albert City has a population of 685 people<1> (see below for details).

Albert City is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<2>.

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<3>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Albert City had an population of 685 people. This is a decrease of 2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.39% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Albert City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Albert City and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Alta   [Map]   1,933   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fonda   [Map]   592   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lakeside   [Map]   700   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Laurens   [Map]   1,160   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mallard   [Map]   266   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marathon   [Map]   239   N   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Albert City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Albert City. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Albert City.

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

Websites for Albert City ...

Official Website: www.albertcity.com/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Albert City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Albert City. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Communities in 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: www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Albert City.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albert City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Albert City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Albert City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albert City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7816, Longitude: -94.9492     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Albert City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Albert City.