A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Albany ...
So far, we have found very little information about Albany. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Albany to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Albany, please Contact Us.
The location of Albany has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
When the people of Albany referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Albanian<4>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Albany is 3,790 feet [1,155 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Albany is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Albany was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Albany (for example, toward Cody), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The location where Albany once stood is in the (308) area code.
Communities Also Named Albany ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Missouri (3), 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. See our Newspapers Page for Albany.
Adding Albany to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Albany in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Albany was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Albany on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022