New Albany, Ohio

New Albany: City in Ohio


New Albany is a city located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,724 and a population density of 210 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,072 inhabitants.

The city was created 187 years ago in 1836.

New Albany is a city located just north of Columbus, Ohio. With a population of around 11,000 people, New Albany is considered a suburb of the state capital.

The city was founded in 1837 and was named after the capital of the U.S. state of New York, Albany. New Albany was originally a farming community, but developed into a more residential area over time.

History and Development

New Albany was first established along the route of the Walnut Creek. The area was attractive to settlers because of its proximity to Columbus and its abundant natural resources like water, timber and fertile soil.

In the late 1800s, New Albany became a center of activity with the arrival of the railroad and establishment of a railroad station. The railroad enabled further growth, and New Albany was incorporated as a village in 1865.

Major development occurred in New Albany in the 1970s with the construction of major roadways like State Route 161. Large areas of farmland were transformed into residential subdivisions and shopping centers. This marked New Albany's transition from rural village to affluent Columbus suburb.

Main Attractions and Events

Some of the main attractions and events that draw visitors to New Albany include:

  • New Albany Walking Classic: Annual 10K walk that goes through New Albany neighborhoods. The event attracts around 3,500 participants each year.
  • New Albany Farmers Market: Popular weekly farmers market featuring local produce, meats, baked goods and more. Operates May through October.
  • Rose Run Park: 105-acre park with sports facilities, walking trails and a large dog park area. Hosts festivals and events throughout the year.
  • New Albany Country Club: Exclusive golf and country club with two 18-hole championship golf courses.

With its small-town charm, natural beauty and proximity to Columbus city amenities, New Albany continues to be a highly desirable community for both residents and visitors.

New Albany locator map
Location of New Albany on Ohio map.

Quick Facts about New Albany

Population : 11,072 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Franklin County
Postal code : 43054
Area : 36.75 km2
Altitude : 1,024 feet / 312 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1837 (187 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 06:45:47 (26th February 2024)
Density : 301 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 30.24% (2010-2020)
George and Christina Ealy House  front from east image
George and Christina Ealy House front from east
George and Christina Ealy House  front from east image


New Albany is located at 40°4'52"N 82°48'32"W (40.0811700, -82.8087900).

New Albany map


The population of New Albany increased by 30.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,724 - census
2011 8,341 7.4% estimation process
2012 8,704 4.17% estimation process
2013 9,020 3.5% estimation process
2014 9,411 4.15% estimation process
2015 9,998 5.87% estimation process
2016 10,474 4.54% estimation process
2017 10,766 2.71% estimation process
2018 10,894 1.17% estimation process
2019 10,933 0.36% estimation process
2020 11,072 1.26% estimation process

New Albany zip code is 43054. County name: Franklin, County fips: 39049

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People born in New Albany (6)

People born in New Albany, including tennis player Chase Buchanan, Major League Baseball player Kid Camp, Megan Puleri, .


  • David Dinsmore (American diver) he was born in 25/05/1997
  • Drew Windle (American middle-distance runner) he was born in 22/07/1992
  • Kole Sherwood (American ice hockey player) he was born in 22/01/1997

Schools in New Albany

College & universities near New Albany, OH

Code Name City ZIP
203386 Hondros College of Nursing Westerville (OH) 43081

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near New Albany, OH

Code Name Address Type
COL Columbus, OH 111 East Town Street BUS

Post offices near New Albany

Post Office Name City ZIP
New Albany Post Office New Albany (OH) 43054

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Franklin County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Franklin County , OH. (more)

City Name Population Title
Columbus 884,356 The fifteenth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Columbus metropolitan area.
Dublin 49,372 A city in Franklin County, Ohio.
Grove City 41,820 A city in Summit County, Ohio.
Reynoldsburg 38,374 City in Ohio
Hilliard 36,797 City in Ohio
Gahanna 35,531 City in Franklin County, Ohio, United States of America
Upper Arlington 34,907 City in Ohio
Westerville 32,567 City in Ohio
Truro 28,759 Township in Franklin County, Ohio
Whitehall 18,908 Road in the City of Westminster, in central London
Worthington 14,760 City in and county seat of Nobles County, Minnesota, United States
Bexley 13,751 City in Franklin County, Ohio, United States of America
Coventry 10,872 Township in Summit County, Ohio
Canal Winchester 9,130 Town near Columbus, Ohio
Grandview Heights 9,084 City in Franklin County, Ohio, United States of America
Lincoln Village 9,032 Census-designated place in San Joaquin County, California

Distance to Other Cities

New Albany distances to largest Ohio cities