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Welcome to Albion ...

Albion is located in Dane County<1>.

Albion is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Albion lies within the (608) area code.

Adding Albion to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Albion ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Albion - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Delaware, Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Albion ...

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

  • Janesville [Rock County]
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    • Janesville [Rock County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Albion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janesville
  • Fitchburg [Dane County]
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    • Fitchburg [Dane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Albion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,866 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitchburg
  • Whitewater [Walworth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitewater
    • Whitewater [Walworth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Albion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewater
  • Stoughton [Dane County]
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    • Stoughton [Dane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Albion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoughton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoughton
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    • Fort Atkinson [Jefferson County]
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      • Fort Atkinson [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Albion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,372 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Atkinson
    • Oregon [Dane County]
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      • Oregon [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Albion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,731 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • McFarland [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McFarland
      • McFarland [Dane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Albion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McFarland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McFarland
    • Monona [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monona
      • Monona [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Albion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monona have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monona
    • Jefferson [Jefferson County]
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      • Jefferson [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Albion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Cottage Grove [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottage Grove
      • Cottage Grove [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Albion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,158 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Grove

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albion ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Dane County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.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 Dane, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albion - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Albion) 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 Albion. 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 AlbionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albion. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8803, Longitude: -89.0688    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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