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Welcome to Albion ...
So far, we found very little information about Albion. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Albion to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Albion, please Contact Us.
The location of Albion has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Albion, you might consider that their post office opened in 1890.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Albion is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Albion was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Albion once stood is in the (304) & (681)<5> area codes.
Communities Also Named Albion ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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 Wisconsin.
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.
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.
Adding Albion to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Albion in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Albion was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Albion in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Albion.
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023