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Albright, West Virginia

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Welcome to Albright ...

The town of Albright is located in Preston County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Albright has a population of 286 people<1> (see below for details).

Albright is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Albright: (304) and (681)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Albright had a population of 299 people. This makes Albright the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Albright represents 0.02% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 193rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 299 people, the population of Albright increased 21.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 247 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Albright had an population of 286 people. This is a decrease of 4.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.79% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Albright.

Communities near Albright ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Albright and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Deer Park (MD)   [Map]   380   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Friendsville (MD)   [Map]   474   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   535   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,111   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,873   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Masontown   [Map]   548   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Albright.

Communities Also Named Albright ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Albright - they are located in Alberta, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana (2), Nebraska, North Carolina and Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Albright. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Albright. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Albright.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Albright:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albright ...

Looking for more information about Albright? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Albright, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Albright.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Albright. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Preston County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Albright.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albright - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Albright.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Albright. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Albright) 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 Albright. 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 Albright

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albright. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4936, Longitude: -79.6392     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Albright have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Albright.