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Welcome to Albrightsville ...

Albrightsville is located in Carbon County<1>.

Albrightsville is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Adding Albrightsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Albrightsville 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 Albrightsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Albrightsville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

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

Communities near Albrightsville ...

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

  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazleton
    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Albrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<4>
  • Palmerton [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmerton
    • Palmerton [Carbon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Albrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmerton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmerton
  • Lehighton [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lehighton
    • Lehighton [Carbon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Albrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,313 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lehighton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehighton<4>
  • Jim Thorpe [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jim Thorpe
    • Jim Thorpe [Carbon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Albrightsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,657 people
    • Former names for Jim Thorpe:
    • East Mauch Chunk
    • Mauch Chunk
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jim Thorpe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jim Thorpe<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Slatington [Lehigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slatington
      • Slatington [Lehigh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Albrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,307 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slatington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slatington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slatington<4>
    • Lansford [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansford
      • Lansford [Carbon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Albrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,803 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansford<4>
    • Freeland [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeland
      • Freeland [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Albrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,424 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeland<4>
    • Nesquehoning [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nesquehoning
      • Nesquehoning [Carbon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Albrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,250 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nesquehoning have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nesquehoning
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nesquehoning<4>
    • Mount Pocono [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pocono
      • Mount Pocono [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Albrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,119 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pocono have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pocono
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pocono<4>
    • Summit Hill [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit Hill
      • Summit Hill [Carbon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Albrightsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,954 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit Hill<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albrightsville ...

Looking for more information about Albrightsville? 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 Albrightsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Albrightsville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Carbon County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carbon County: www.carboncounty.com/

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 Carbon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albrightsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Albrightsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Albrightsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlbrightsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albrightsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0145, Longitude: -75.6009    
<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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