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Welcome to Albany ...

Albany is located in Fayette County<1>.

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>

Albany is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Communities Also Named Albany ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Albany: This one is located in Fayette County and the other is located in Berks County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, 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, Oregon, 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.

  • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Hills
    • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Albany
    • Estimated population in 2018: 11,148 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Hills
  • Uniontown [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uniontown
    • Uniontown [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Albany
    • Estimated population in 2018: 9,835 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uniontown<6>
  • Connellsville [Fayette County]
  • Monessen [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monessen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monessen
    • Monessen [Westmoreland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Albany
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,277 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monessen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monessen<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clairton [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clairton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clairton
      • Clairton [Allegheny County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Albany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 6,566 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clairton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clairton<6>
    • Donora [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donora
      • Donora [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Albany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donora<6>
    • Mount Pleasant [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Westmoreland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Albany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,236 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<6>
    • Monongahela [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monongahela have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monongahela
      • Monongahela [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Albany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,131 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monongahela
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monongahela<6>
    • Scottdale [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottdale
      • Scottdale [Westmoreland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Albany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottdale<6>
    • Waynesburg [Greene County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesburg
      • Waynesburg [Greene County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Albany
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,017 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesburg<6>

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. 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Fayette County

About Pennsylvania

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 Fayette County: www.fayettepa.org

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Fayette, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Albany refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Albany may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albany - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Albany) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albany. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0379, Longitude: -79.8714       In this case, the coordinates for Albany 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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