A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Albany ...
The location of Albany has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
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 55,277 people<4> (see below for details).
Albany was established in 1845.
The community of Albany is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Albany lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Albany: (541) and (458)<6>
Websites for Albany ...
Official Website: www.ci.albany.or.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.albanychamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Albany had an population of 55,277 people. This is an increase of 10.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Albany had a population of 50,158 people (which is 42.99% of the total population of Linn County). This makes Albany the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Albany represents 1.31% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 50,158 people, the population of Albany increased 22.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 40,852 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Albany.
Communities Also Named Albany ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, 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 33 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.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Albany was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Albany on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Oregon (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Albany on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Albany: www.ci.albany.or.us/
The official website for Linn County: www.co.linn.or.us/
The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022