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Albert Lea, Minnesota
Welcome to Albert Lea ...
The location of Albert Lea has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Albert Lea refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Albert Lean<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Albert Lea has a population of 17,703 people<3> (see below for details).
Albert Lea is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Albert Lea lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Albert Lea lies within the (507) area code.
The ZIP code for Albert Lea: 56007<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Albert Lea had a population of 18,016 people (or 57.64% of the total population of Freeborn County). This makes Albert Lea the county's most populous community.
The population of Albert Lea represents 0.34% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,016 people, the population of Albert Lea decreased 1.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,356 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Albert Lea had an population of 17,703 people. This is a decrease of 1.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.56% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Albert Lea.
Communities near Albert Lea ...
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Websites for Albert Lea ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albert Lea ...
Looking for more information about Albert Lea? 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 Albert Lea, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Albert Lea.
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The official website for Albert Lea: www.city.albertlea.org/
The official website for Freeborn County: www.co.freeborn.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019