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Welcome to Albany ...
When the people of Albany refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Albanian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Albany has a population of 1,668 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Albany.
Albany is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Albany lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Albany is within the boundaries of the (660) area code.
The ZIP code for Albany: 64402<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Albany had an population of 1,668 people. This is a decrease of 3.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.89% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Albany had a population of 1,730 people (which is 25.68% of the total population of Gentry County). This makes Albany the county's most populous community.
The population of Albany represents 0.03% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 263rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,730 people, the population of Albany decreased 10.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,937 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Albany.
Communities Also Named Albany ...
While we believe that this Albany is located in Gentry County, we know of another 2 Missouri communities named Albany. Those communities are located in the following counties: Franklin and Ray County.
Beyond Missouri, there are 33 communities that are also named Albany - they are located in California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Tennessee (2), Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Albany.
Communities near Albany ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Albany.
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 Albany. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Albany.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Albany. 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 Albany.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Albany. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Albany.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albany ...
Looking for more information about 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 Albany, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Albany.
Adding Albany to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Albany 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 Albany was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Albany on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Albany on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022