2 Railroad St. | PO Box 2047 | Albany, TX 76430 | 325-762-2525
About 40 minutes northeast of Abilene, Albany is a small Texas town and the county seat of Shackelford County. A place that values history and tradition, Albany is home to great schools, recreational opportunities, and historic landmarks that embody the spirit of the Old West. This welcoming community continues to grow, supported by a rich legacy that remains alive and well.
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EXPERIENCE LIFE IN ALBANY
With just over 2,000 residents, Albany is a tight-knit community that grew from humble beginnings. With an exciting history founded on the adventurous spirit of the Old West and frontier days, many of the area’s main attractions, including the Historic Courthouse, Aztec Theater, and Old Jail Art Center, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Recreation areas like Webb Memorial Park and Pool are perfect for families, and residents benefit from a host of local businesses, good schools, and places of worship.
Albany is a great place to live, work, and play! Explore local Texas history at Fort Griffin State Park, visit the Old Jail Art Center, fill your belly at one of Albany’s delicious restaurants, or enjoy cozy accommodations at a local bed and breakfast. Our friendly community and fun attractions will make you feel right at home.
Local events in Albany remind us of our heritage, bring history to life, and celebrate our vibrant, growing community. From the Town Star Party to the annual “Fort Griffin Fandangle” musical, it’s always a fun time.
The Albany Chamber helps our town thrive by expanding the economy and breathing life into our local area. We help residents and visitors get acquainted with Albany, support local businesses, and serve as a resource for the community as a whole.
JOIN THE CHAMBER
Chamber members collaborate with community members, business owners, visitors, and civic leaders to make Albany a better place! Sign up to become a chamber member with our quick and convenient online application.