Albion Edwards County, Illinois

Albion: City in and county seat of Edwards County, Illinois


Albion is a city located in the county of Edwards in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,988 and a population density of 349 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,889 inhabitants.

The city was created 206 years ago in 1815.

Albion Quick Facts

Population : 1,889 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Edwards County
Postal code : 62806
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 5.7 km2
Capital city : Albion is capital of Edwards County
Establishment : January 01, 1816 (206 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 16:29:35 (7th October 2022)
Density : 332 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.24% (2010-2020)
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Location of Albion on Illinois map.
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Albion is located at 38°22'39"N 88°3'22"W (38.3775500, -88.0561500).

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According to census records, the population of Albion decreased by 5.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,988 - census
2011 1,986 -0.1% estimation process
2012 2,002 0.8% estimation process
2013 1,992 -0.5% estimation process
2014 1,973 -0.96% estimation process
2015 1,938 -1.81% estimation process
2016 1,943 0.26% estimation process
2017 1,915 -1.46% estimation process
2018 1,895 -1.06% estimation process
2019 1,899 0.21% estimation process
2020 1,889 -0.53% estimation process

Albion zip code is 62806. County name: Edwards, County fips: 17047

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People born in Albion (10)

People born in Albion, including journalist B. O. Flower, United States federal judge Christian Cecil Kohlsaat, clergyman and evangelist George Frederick Pentecost, .


  • Harold Huntley Bassett (United States Air Force general) he was born in 01/04/1907
  • Morris Birkbeck Pell (American mathematician) he was born in 01/01/1827
  • Paul William Brosman (American academic administrator) he was born in 09/11/1899
  • Paul Earls Sabine (American physicist) he was born in 22/01/1879
  • Jack Dunham (American psychologist) he was born in 24/08/1938
  • Lucie Emma Root (American chemist) she was born in 07/01/1892
  • Stella Mathews (nurse) she was born in 23/07/1868

Schools in Albion

College & universities near Albion, IL

Code Name City ZIP
403487 Wabash Valley College Mount Carmel (IL) 62863

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Albion, IL

Code Name Address Type
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS

Post offices near Albion

Post Office Name City ZIP
Albion Post Office Albion (IL) 62806

Other places with the same name (13)

Other cities in Edwards County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Edwards County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Marion 17,417 City in and the county seat of Williamson County, Illinois, United States
Bennington 1,476 Unincorporated community in Illinois
West Salem 844 Village in the United States
Bone Gap 232 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Browns 128 Village in Edwards County, Illinois, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Albion distances to largest Illinois cities