A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Alberta ...
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 269 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 269 people. This is a decrease of 9.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.09% 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.
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.
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.
Adding Alberta to Our Gazetteer ...
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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alberta was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Alberta on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Virginia (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alberta on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022