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Welcome to Alba ...
The town of Alba is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alba, you might consider that their post office opened in 1881.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alba has a population of 544 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Alba is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alba lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Alba: (903) and (430)<4>
The ZIP code for Alba: 75410<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alba had an population of 544 people. This is an increase of 7.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.51% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alba had a population of 504 people. This makes Alba the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 504 people, the population of Alba increased 17.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 430 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alba.
Communities Also Named Alba ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Alba - they are located in California, Michigan, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alba.
Communities near Alba ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alba.
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 Alba. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alba.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alba. 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 Alba.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alba. See our Newspapers Page for Alba.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alba ...
Looking for more information about Alba? 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 Alba, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alba.
Adding Alba to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alba in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alba was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Alba in the book titled .<8> From that list, the Alba post office opened in 1881.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alba.
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023