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Albright, West Virginia

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The location of Albright

Welcome to Albright ...

The town of Albright is located in Preston County.

The location of Albright has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Albright has a population of 282 people<2> (see below for details).

Albright is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Albright: (304) and (681)<4>

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 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 (with a count of 247 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Albright had an population of 282 people. This is a decrease of 5.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Albright ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Albright and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Deer Park (MD)   [Map]   369   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Friendsville (MD)   [Map]   475   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Loch Lynn Heights (MD)   [Map]   528   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mountain Lake Park (MD)   [Map]   2,080   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oakland (MD)   [Map]   1,838   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Masontown   [Map]   544   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Albright. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Albright, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Albright.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Preston County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Albright

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albright. The point we use 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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