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Welcome to Albion ...
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 1,903 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Albion.
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 within the boundaries of the (618) area code.
The ZIP code for Albion: 62806<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Albion had an population of 1,903 people. This is a decrease of 4.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.55% 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 (which had 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.
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.
Adding Albion to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Albion in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Albion was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1881).
We also found Albion in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Albion on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022