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Welcome to Albany ...
The pronunciation of Albany: ALL-bun-ee<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Albany, you might consider that their post office opened in 1898.
When the people of Albany refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Albanian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Albany has a population of 894 people<4> (see below for details).
Albany is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Albany lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Albany is within the (740) area code.
The ZIP code for Albany: 45710<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Albany had an population of 894 people. This is an increase of 7.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.64% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Albany had a population of 828 people. This makes Albany the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 828 people, the population of Albany increased 2.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 808 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Albany.
Communities Also Named Albany ...
While we believe that this Albany is located in Athens County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Albany. Those communities are located in the following counties: Ashland and Tuscarawas County.
Beyond Ohio, 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), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, 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. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Albany.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albany ...
Looking for more information about Albany? 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 Albany, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Albany.
Adding Albany to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Albany 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 Albany was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Albany in the book titled .<9> From that list, the Albany post office opened in 1898.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Albany.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Albany. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Athens County: www.athenscountygovernment.com/
The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023