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Welcome to Albion ...

The city of Albion is located in Boone County<1> and is the County Seat for Boone County.

The location of Albion has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Albion has a population of 1,580 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Albion.

Albion is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Albion: (402) and (531)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Albion had an population of 1,580 people. This is a decrease of 4.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Albion had a population of 1,650 people (which is 29.97% of the total population of Boone County). This makes Albion the county's most populous community.

The population of Albion represents 0.09% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,650 people, the population of Albion decreased 8.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,797 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Albion.

Adding Albion to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Albion 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 Albion was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

We also found Albion on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

Communities Also Named Albion ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Albion - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Delaware, Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Albion ...

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

  • Newman Grove [Madison County]
  • Saint Edward [Boone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Edward
    • Saint Edward [Boone County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Albion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 652 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Edward
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Edward<7>
  • Spalding [Greeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spalding
    • Spalding [Greeley County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Albion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spalding have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spalding
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spalding<7>
  • Cedar Rapids [Boone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Rapids
    • Cedar Rapids [Boone County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Albion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 351 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Rapids
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Rapids<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Petersburg [Boone County]
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      • Petersburg [Boone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Albion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg<7>
    • Lindsay [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindsay
      • Lindsay [Platte County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Albion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 256 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lindsay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindsay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindsay<7>
    • Belgrade [Nance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belgrade
      • Belgrade [Nance County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Albion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 114 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belgrade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belgrade<7>
    • Primrose [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Primrose
      • Primrose [Boone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Albion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Primrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Primrose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Primrose<7>
    • Boone [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boone
      • Boone [Boone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Albion
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Loretto [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loretto
      • Loretto [Boone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Albion
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Albion. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Albion.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albion ...

Looking for more information about Albion? 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 Albion, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Albion.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Boone County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Boone County: www.co.boone.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Boone, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Albion.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albion - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Albion) 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 Albion. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlbionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albion. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6893, Longitude: -98.0028       In this case, the coordinates for Albion have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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