Albany, Dougherty County, Georgia

Albany: County seat of Dougherty County, Georgia, United States


Albany is a city located in the county of Dougherty in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 77,434 and a population density of 536 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 70,839 inhabitants.

The city was created 187 years ago in 1835.

Quick Facts about Albany

Population : 70,839 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Dougherty County
Phone Area Codes : 229
Area : 144.59 km2
Altitude : 203 feet / 62 meters
Capital city : Albany is capital of Dougherty County
Establishment : January 01, 1836 (187 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 12:24:34 (2nd February 2023)
Postal code : 31701
Density : 490 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.31% (2010-2020)
Albany locator map
Location of Albany on Georgia map.
Albany Government Center image
Albany Government Center
Albany Government Center image


Albany is located at 31°34'43"N 84°9'21"W (31.5785100, -84.1557400).

Albany map


According to census records, the population of Albany decreased by 9.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 77,434 - census
2011 77,893 0.59% estimation process
2012 77,537 -0.46% estimation process
2013 76,416 -1.47% estimation process
2014 75,940 -0.63% estimation process
2015 74,891 -1.4% estimation process
2016 73,957 -1.26% estimation process
2017 73,252 -0.96% estimation process
2018 73,219 -0.05% estimation process
2019 72,130 -1.51% estimation process
2020 70,839 -1.82% estimation process

Albany zip code is 31701. County name: Dougherty, County fips: 13095

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People born in Albany (104)

People born in Albany, including academic Jeanne L. Noble, trumpeter, big band leader Harry James, actress Jo Marie Payton, .


  • Phillip Phillips (singer from the United States) he was born in 20/09/1990
  • Alice Coachman (American athlete) she was born in 09/11/1923
  • Amelia Marshall (American actress) she was born in 02/04/1958
  • Ray Charles (American recording artist; musician, singer, songwriter) he was born in 23/09/1932
  • Paul Preuss (American writer of science fiction) he was born in 07/03/1942
  • Deion Branch (American football player) he was born in 18/07/1979
  • Bobby Rush (American politician) he was born in 23/11/1946
  • Russell Malone (jazz guitarist)
  • Gerald Brom (American artist) he was born in 09/03/1965
  • Alexander Johnson (American basketball player) he was born in 08/02/1983
  • Thomas J. Hennen (American astronaut) he was born in 17/08/1952
  • Iris Smith (American amateur wrestler) she was born in 15/10/1979
  • Diamond Foxxx (American movie actress) she was born in 05/01/1973
  • Wallingford Riegger (American music composer) he was born in 29/04/1885
  • Robert Wyche Davis (American politician) he was born in 15/03/1849
  • William Levi Dawson (American politician) he was born in 26/04/1886
  • Chann McRae (American racing cyclist) he was born in 11/10/1971
  • Demetric Bennett (American basketball player) he was born in 25/06/1985

Schools in Albany

College & universities near Albany, GA

Code Name City ZIP
138716 Albany State University Albany (GA) 31705
138682 Albany Technical College Albany (GA) 31701
139764 Georgia Southwestern State University Americus (GA) 31709-4693

Post offices near Albany

Post Office Name City ZIP
Federal Post Office Albany (GA) 31701
Albany Post Office Albany (GA) 31701
Mock Road Post Office Albany (GA) 31705
Lafayette Plaza Post Office Albany (GA) 31707
Putney Post Office Putney (GA) 31782

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  • Albany , New York capital of New York, United States and seat of Albany County with a population of 95,429 people.
  • Albany , Oregon city in Oregon, USA with a population of 56,129 people.
  • Albany , California city in Alameda County, California, United States with a population of 20,031 people.
  • Albany , Indiana town in Delaware and Randolph counties in the U.S. state of Indiana with a population of 2,136 people.
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  • Albany , Texas city in Shackelford County, Texas, United States with a population of 1,958 people.
  • Albany , Missouri city in Missouri with a population of 1,650 people.
  • Albany , Louisiana human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America with a population of 1,170 people.
  • Albany , Minnesota city in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 1,052 people.
  • Albany , Pennsylvania unincorporated community in Berks County, Pennsylvania with a population of 909 people.
  • Albany , Vermont town in Vermont with a population of 904 people.
  • Albany , Ohio village in Athens County, Ohio, United States with a population of 892 people.
  • Albany , Illinois village in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States with a population of 856 people.
  • Albany , Wisconsin village in Green County, Wisconsin with a population of 783 people.
  • Albany , New Hampshire town in New Hampshire with a population of 749 people.

Other cities in Dougherty County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dougherty County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Putney 2,898 Census-designated place in Dougherty County, Georgia

Distance to Other Cities

Albany distances to largest Georgia cities