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Welcome to Alba ...
The location of Alba has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alba, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1861.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alba has a population of 541 people<3> (see below for details).
Alba is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alba lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alba is located in the (417) area code.
The ZIP code for Alba: 64830<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alba had an population of 541 people. This is a decrease of 2.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.99% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alba had a population of 555 people. This makes Alba the county's 12th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 555 people, the population of Alba decreased 5.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 588 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alba.
Communities Also Named Alba ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Alba - they are located in California, Michigan, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alba.
Communities near Alba ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alba.
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 Alba. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alba.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alba. 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 Alba.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alba. See our Newspapers Page for Alba.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alba ...
Looking for more information about Alba? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alba, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alba.
Adding Alba to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alba in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alba was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1861.
We also found Alba on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1876.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alba.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023