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Welcome to Albin ...

Albin is located in Tallahatchie County<1>.

Albin is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Albin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Albin is located in the (662) area code.

Adding Albin to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Albin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Albin elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Albin on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Albin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Albin - they are located in Minnesota, Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Albin ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Albin.

  • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tutwiler
    • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Albin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,416 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tutwiler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tutwiler<4>
  • Ruleville [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruleville
    • Ruleville [Sunflower County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Albin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,557 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruleville<4>
  • Charleston [Tallahatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Tallahatchie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Albin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<4>
  • Drew [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drew
    • Drew [Sunflower County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Albin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,608 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drew
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drew<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Schlater [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schlater
      • Schlater [Leflore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Albin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schlater have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schlater
    • Sumner [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumner
      • Sumner [Tallahatchie County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Albin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumner
    • Glendora [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendora
      • Glendora [Tallahatchie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Albin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendora have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendora<4>
    • Rome [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
      • Rome [Sunflower County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Albin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rome
    • Minter City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minter City
      • Minter City [Leflore County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Albin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minter City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minter City
    • Vance [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vance
      • Vance [Quitman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Albin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vance

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 Albin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Albin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Albin. 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 Albin.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Albin. See our Newspapers Page for Albin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albin ...

Looking for more information about Albin? 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 Albin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Albin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Mississippi

About Tallahatchie County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Albin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Tallahatchie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Albin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Albin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Albin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9135, Longitude: -90.3304    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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