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Welcome to Alban ...

Alban is located in Portage County<1>.

Alban is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alban lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Alban: (715) and (534)<3>

Adding Alban to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alban 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 Alban was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Alban ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alban - it's located in Ontario.

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

Communities near Alban ...

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

  • Stevens Point [Portage County]
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    • Stevens Point [Portage County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Alban
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevens Point
  • Plover [Portage County]
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    • Plover [Portage County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Alban
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plover have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plover
  • Hull [Portage County]
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    • Hull [Portage County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Alban
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,513 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hull have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Farmington [Waupaca County]
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    • Farmington [Waupaca County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Alban
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,848 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stockton [Portage County]
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      • Stockton [Portage County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Alban
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sharon [Portage County]
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      • Sharon [Portage County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Alban
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Knowlton [Marathon County]
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      • Knowlton [Marathon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Alban
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,027 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knowlton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ringle [Marathon County]
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      • Ringle [Marathon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Alban
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringle have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ringle
    • Whiting [Portage County]
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      • Whiting [Portage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alban
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whiting have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiting
    • Plover [Portage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plover
      • Plover [Portage County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Alban
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,667 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plover have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plover

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Portage County: www.co.portage.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Portage, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alban - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Alban) 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 Alban. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlbanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alban. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6280, Longitude: -89.2846    
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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