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The village of Albion is located in Orleans County<1> and is the County Seat for Orleans County.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Albion, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1826.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Albion has a population of 5,737 people<3> (see below for details).

Albion is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Albion lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Albion: (585)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Albion had an population of 5,737 people. This is a decrease of 5.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Albion had a population of 6,056 people (which is 14.12% of the total population of Orleans County). This makes Albion the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Albion represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 405th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,056 people, the population of Albion decreased 18.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,438 people).

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

Communities Also Named Albion ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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, Nebraska, New Jersey, 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.

  • Batavia
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Brockport
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Medina
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Spencerport
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencerport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencerport
    • Spencerport is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,634 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencerport <5>
  • Churchville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Middleport
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Oakfield
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Holley
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holley
    • Holley is located in Orleans County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,662 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holley <5>
  • Bergen
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Lyndonville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)

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 21 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.

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Albion was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Albion post office opened in 1826.

We also found Albion in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Albion.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Orleans, 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 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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