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New Albany, Indiana

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The location of New Albany

Welcome to New Albany ...

The city of New Albany is located in Floyd County and is the County Seat for Floyd County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, New Albany has a population of 36,461 people<2> (see below for details).

New Albany is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: New Albany lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave New Albany and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

New Albany is located in the (812) area code.

The ZIP codes for New Albany: 47150-47151<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Albany had a population of 36,372 people (or 48.77% of the total population of Floyd County). This makes New Albany the county's most populous community.

The population of New Albany represents 0.56% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 36,372 people, the population of New Albany decreased 3.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 37,603 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, New Albany had an population of 36,461 people. This is an increase of 0.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.04% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Albany.

Communities near New Albany ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from New Albany and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Charlestown   [Map]   8,215   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jeffersonville   [Map]   47,383   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sellersburg   [Map]   8,860   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Crestwood (KY)   [Map]   4,982   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Douglass Hills (KY)   [Map]   5,728   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jeffersontown (KY)   [Map]   27,395   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named New Albany ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named New Albany - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, New Jersey, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2) and Pennsylvania.

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

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 New Albany. 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 New Albany. 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 New Albany. Our list includes 62 papers.

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

Websites for New Albany ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Albany ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Indiana

About Floyd County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for New Albany:

The official website for Floyd County:

The official website for State of Indiana:

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 New Albany.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Albany - 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 New Albany). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Albany or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for New Albany includes: 47150 & 47151.

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<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- New Albany) 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 New Albany. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Albany

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Albany. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3078, Longitude: -85.8243     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Albany have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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