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"Sweetest Little Village on the Sugar River"

Albany is a village in Green County, in the Monroe metro area.

The community was named after Albany, NY
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Albany. For links to other places called Albany, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Albany is 42.707N. The longitude is -89.436W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 810 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,148.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$40,109
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Albany demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Campbell's Ford
The first non-Native American residents to the area, James Campbell and Thomas Stewart, came in 1839. They were attracted to the location because it was easy to cross the Sugar River.

In the 19th century, the community was known for the abundant oysters and clams in the river.

Local festivals include:
  • Yesteryear Days - May 25-28, 2007
  • Fall Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Albany web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Sugar River Trail, Muralt Bluff Prairie
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Albany demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Green County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53502 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Albany residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Albany ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Albany was $19,186, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Albany residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Albany festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Albany, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $796.


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Libraries in Albany include Albany Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Green County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Albany political report.

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The average commute time for Albany workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other WI communities named Albany:
  �Green County town
  �Pepin County town

WI communities formerly known as Albany:
  �Manchester, Green Lake County

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