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Welcome to Albin ...

Albin is located in Frederick County<1>.

Albin is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Albin is located in the (540) area code.

Adding Albin 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 Albin 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 Albin 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 Albin on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Albin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Albin - they are located in Minnesota, Mississippi and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Albin ...

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

  • Strasburg [Shenandoah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strasburg
    • Strasburg [Shenandoah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Albin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,676 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strasburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<5>
  • Charles Town [Jefferson County]
  • Ranson [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ranson
    • Ranson [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Albin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,239 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ranson has also been known as:
    • Corporation of Ranson
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ranson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranson<5>
  • Berryville [Clarke County]
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    • Stephens City [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stephens City
      • Stephens City [Frederick County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Albin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephens City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephens City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephens City<5>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Albin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
    • Boyce [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyce
      • Boyce [Clarke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Albin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 627 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<5>
    • Capon Bridge [Hampshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capon Bridge
      • Capon Bridge [Hampshire County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Albin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capon Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capon Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capon Bridge<5>
    • Welltown [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welltown
      • Welltown [Frederick County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Albin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welltown
    • Day - Mar Village [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Day - Mar Village
      • Day - Mar Village [Frederick County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Albin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Day - Mar Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Day - Mar Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albin ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Frederick County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Frederick County: www.co.frederick.va.us/

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 Frederick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Albin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Albin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Albin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2196, Longitude: -78.1982    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>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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