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Welcome to Alberene ...

Alberene is located in Albemarle County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Alberene, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1890.

Alberene is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Alberene ...

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

  • Charlottesville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Waynesboro
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Scottsville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville is located in Albemarle County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 625 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville <3>
  • Covesville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covesville
    • Covesville is located in Albemarle County
  • Porters
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porters
    • Porters is located in Albemarle County
  • Faber
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Warren
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren is located in Albemarle County
  • Batesville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Rockfish
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockfish
    • Rockfish is located in Nelson County
  • Adial
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adial
    • Adial is located in Nelson 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 Alberene. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alberene.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alberene ...

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

Adding Alberene to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alberene 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 Alberene was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Alberene post office opened in 1890.

We also found Alberene in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Alberene.

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

The official website for Albemarle County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Albemarle, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alberene - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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