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Welcome to Albert ...

Albert is located in Luzerne County<1>.

Albert is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Albert: (570)

Adding Albert to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Albert 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 Albert was on a map titled Map of Pennsylvania (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Albert on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Albert ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Albert - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Kansas, Maine, Manitoba, New Brunswick, New Mexico (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Albert.

Communities near Albert ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Albert.

  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazleton
    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Albert
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<4>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Albert
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<4>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanticoke
    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Albert
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanticoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<4>
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    • Berwick [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berwick
      • Berwick [Columbia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Albert
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<4>
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Forge
      • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Albert
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Forge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Forge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<4>
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittston
      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Albert
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<4>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Albert
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<4>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Albert
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exeter have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exeter<4>
    • Swoyersville [Luzerne County]

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 Albert. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Albert.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Albert. 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 Albert.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Albert. See our Newspapers Page for Albert.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albert ...

Looking for more information about Albert? 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 Albert, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Albert.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Luzerne County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Albert. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Luzerne County: www.luzernecounty.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 Luzerne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albert - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Albert) 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 Albert. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlbertOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1203, Longitude: -75.9315    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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