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Welcome to Albion ...

Albion is located in Ashland County<1>.

Albion is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Albion: (419) & (567)<3>

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 two Ohio communities named Albion: This one is located in Ashland County and the other is located in Licking County.

Beyond Ohio, 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, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, 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.

  • Wooster [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wooster
    • Wooster [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,394 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wooster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wooster<5>
  • Medina [Medina County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medina
    • Medina [Medina County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medina have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medina<5>
  • Ashland [Ashland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland [Ashland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,275 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
  • Rittman [Medina County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rittman
    • Rittman [Medina County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,506 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rittman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rittman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wellington [Lorain County]
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      • Wellington [Lorain County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellington<5>
    • Lodi [Medina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodi
      • Lodi [Medina County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,899 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodi have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lodi<5>
    • Lagrange [Lorain County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lagrange
      • Lagrange [Lorain County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lagrange
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lagrange<5>
    • Seville [Medina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seville
      • Seville [Medina County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seville<5>
    • New London [Huron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
      • New London [Huron County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<5>
    • Creston [Medina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creston
      • Creston [Medina County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Creston<5>

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. 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Albion, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Albion.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Ohio

About Ashland County

About Ohio

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 Ashland County: www.ashlandcounty.org/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Ashland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albion - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (567) is an overlay for area code (419).
<4>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 drawn 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 for your convenience: 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: 40.9742, Longitude: -82.1628    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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