A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Albany ...
Although we found mention of Albany during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Albany was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Albany was located in Henry County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Albany to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Albany - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Albany, please Contact Us.
When the people of Albany refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Albanian<2>
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Albany might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Albany would be found within the (731) area code.
Adding Albany to Our Gazetteer ...
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Albany was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Albany in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Albany on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Albany ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Albany: This one is located in Henry County and the other is located in Greene County.
Beyond Tennessee, 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, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Albany.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Henry County: www.henryco.com/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021