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Welcome to Alberta ...

The town of Alberta is located in Brunswick County<1>.

The location of Alberta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

When the people of Alberta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Albertan<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alberta has a population of 270 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Alberta.

Alberta is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alberta had an population of 270 people. This is a decrease of 9.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alberta had a population of 298 people. This makes Alberta the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 298 people, the population of Alberta decreased 2.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 306 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alberta.

Adding Alberta 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 Alberta 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 Alberta elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Alberta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Alberta - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alberta.

Communities near Alberta ...

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

  • South Hill [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Hill
    • South Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Alberta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,349 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Hill<7>
  • Blackstone [Nottoway County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackstone
    • Blackstone [Nottoway County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Alberta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,329 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackstone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackstone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackstone<7>
  • Kenbridge [Lunenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenbridge
    • Kenbridge [Lunenburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Alberta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,197 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenbridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenbridge<7>
  • Lawrenceville [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceville
    • Lawrenceville [Brunswick County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Alberta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,020 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • La Crosse [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Crosse
      • La Crosse [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Alberta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Crosse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crosse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crosse<7>
    • McKenney [Dinwiddie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKenney
      • McKenney [Dinwiddie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Alberta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKenney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKenney<7>
    • Brodnax [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brodnax
      • Brodnax [Brunswick County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Alberta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brodnax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brodnax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brodnax<7>
    • Dundas [Lunenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dundas
      • Dundas [Lunenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Alberta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dundas
    • Ezell [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ezell
      • Ezell [Brunswick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Alberta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ezell
    • Brokenburg [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brokenburg
      • Brokenburg [Spotsylvania County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Alberta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brokenburg

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alberta ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Brunswick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Alberta refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Alberta may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alberta.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alberta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alberta) 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 Alberta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alberta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alberta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8549, Longitude: -77.8968       In this case, the coordinates for Alberta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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