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Welcome to Albion ...

The city of Albion is located in Edwards County<1> and is the County Seat for Edwards County.

The location of Albion has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Albion: AL-bi-uhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Albion has a population of 1,899 people<4> (see below for details).

Albion is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Albion (for example, toward Petersburg (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Albion is located in the (618) area code.

The ZIP code for Albion: 62806<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Albion had an population of 1,899 people. This is a decrease of 4.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Albion had a population of 1,988 people (or 29.58% of the total population of Edwards County). This makes Albion the county's most populous community.

The population of Albion represents 0.02% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 493rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,988 people, the population of Albion increased 2.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,933 people).

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

Communities Also Named Albion ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Albion - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Delaware, Florida (2), Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Albion ...

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

  • Mount Carmel [Wabash County]
  • Fairfield [Wayne County]
  • Grayville [White County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grayville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grayville
    • Grayville [White County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the south of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grayville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grayville<8>
  • West Salem [Edwards County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Salem
    • West Salem [Edwards County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 851 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Salem
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Harmony [Posey County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Harmony
      • New Harmony [Posey County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 753 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Harmony
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Harmony<8>
    • Crossville [White County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crossville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossville
      • Crossville [White County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossville<8>
    • Jeffersonville [Wayne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffersonville
      • Jeffersonville [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the west of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 359 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersonville
    • Bellmont [Wabash County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellmont
      • Bellmont [Wabash County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the east of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellmont<8>
    • Bone Gap [Edwards County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bone Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bone Gap
      • Bone Gap [Edwards County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the northeast of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 234 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bone Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bone Gap<8>
    • Keensburg [Wabash County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keensburg
      • Keensburg [Wabash County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the east of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 201 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keensburg<8>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Albion. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Albion.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albion ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Edwards, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Albion. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Albion.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albion - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Albion). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Albion or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Albion) 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 Albion. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Albion

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albion. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3767, Longitude: -88.0581       In this case, the coordinates for Albion have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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