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Welcome to Albion ...

Albion is located in Providence County<1>.

Albion is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Albion: (401)

Websites for Albion ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

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).

We also found Albion on a Rand McNally Map of Rhode Island (1911).

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 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, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward 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.

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 179,883 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 81,456 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cranston
  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 81,004 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Albion
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,117 people
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    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taunton
    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 47,618 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45,237 people
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,751 people
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    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
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      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,087 people
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    • North Providence [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Providence
      • North Providence [Providence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Albion
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Providence

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.

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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 State of Rhode Island: https://www.ri.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of the state's counties, including Providence, 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>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- Albion) 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 Albion. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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: 41.9514, Longitude: -71.4544    
<4>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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