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Welcome to Albion ...

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>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Albion has a population of 5,735 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

Albion lies within the (585) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Albion had an population of 5,735 people. This is a decrease of 5.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Albion had a population of 6,056 people (or 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 total 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 (which had a count of 7,438 people).

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

Adding Albion 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 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, we also found mention of Albion elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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, 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.

  • Ogden [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ogden
    • Ogden [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,531 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
  • Parma [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parma
    • Parma [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,726 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma
  • Batavia [Genesee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
    • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batavia<6>
  • Sweden [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweden
    • Sweden [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,079 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweden
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hamlin [Monroe County]
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      • Hamlin [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
    • Brockport [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockport
      • Brockport [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,163 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockport<6>
    • Royalton [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royalton
      • Royalton [Niagara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,506 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royalton
    • Clarkson [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkson
      • Clarkson [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkson
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • Ridgeway [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Orleans County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Orleans County

About New York

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 Orleans County: www.orleansny.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

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 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>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Albion) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 Albion

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albion. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2460, Longitude: -78.1902       In this case, the coordinates for Albion have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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