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Albia, Iowa

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The location of Albia

Welcome to Albia ...

The city of Albia is located in Monroe County and is the County Seat for Monroe County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Albia has a population of 3,762 people<2> (see below for details).

Albia is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Albia is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Albia: 52531<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Albia had a population of 3,766 people (which is 47.25% of the total population of Monroe County). This makes Albia the county's most populous community.

The population of Albia represents 0.12% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,766 people, the population of Albia increased 1.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,706 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Albia had an population of 3,762 people. This is a decrease of 0.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.51% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Albia.

Communities near Albia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Albia and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Beacon   [Map]   485   N   18 miles [29 km]
Blakesburg   [Map]   288   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bussey   [Map]   414   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Eddyville   [Map]   1,008   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   132   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kirkville   [Map]   173   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Albia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Albia - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky and New York.

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

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 Albia. 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 Albia. 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 Albia. Our list includes 19 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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

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<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 Albia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Albia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Albia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Albia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Albia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0269, Longitude: -92.8039     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Albia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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