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Welcome to Albany!
~ The Good Life City ~
Albany is a city in and the county seat of Dougherty County, Georgia, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. It is the principal city of the Albany, Georgia metropolitan area and the southwest part of the state. The population was 77,434 at the 2010 U.S. Census, making it the ninth-largest city.
The total area is 0.59% water. Albany lies in a belt of historically rich farmland in the East Gulf coastal plain, on the banks of the Flint River.
The Albany Kids of the 70's
Kids of the 70's is a charitable, social organization for those of us that grew up in the 70's in Albany, Georgia. It is not tied to any other group, school, and club or service organization. Those participants simply desire to get back, those feelings of fun, passion and excitement that we ALL experienced back in the 70's in Albany. Albany was a very special place then, and I think we now realize that from the discussions and memories we have witnessed the past few weeks since this Group's inception. Almost all of us, at some point or another, intermingled together in our neighborhoods, school, clubs/service organizations, sports, churches, outings, dance class, boy scouts, girl scouts or other service related organizations. Most of know each other, or, at least, know OF each other. We are all part of our cherished memories of those fun times and years. Please join us to experience and reconnect with your old friends, classmates and acquaintances. Our October 2011 event, "Rockin' the Train Station" raised almost $3000 for The Easter Seals Society of South Georgia. Stay tuned for future events!!!
Facebook Links of interest to current and past Albanians
- Vintage Albany, GA Facebook Group
Memories of Albany the way it used to be. A community scrapbook.
- Albany High School Alumni (Albany, GA) Facebook Group
A place to post notes and pics from high school friends.
- Albany GA ~ Kids of the 70's Facebook Group
The kids who grew up in Albany during the 70's
- Save Albany's Historic Broad Avenue Bridge
We are a group of concerned Albanians and former Albanians that want to save a part of our history. This is not a place to debate whether the bridge SHOULD be saved, rather HOW we will work to save it.
Links of interest ~
- Albany Georgia Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Albany, GA Convention & Visitors Bureau is where you'll find travel info about attractions, shopping, hotels, sporting & convention facilities, & more.
- Albany High Times
The Albany High School News & Clues website.
- Albany, Georgia (GA) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation
Albany, Georgia detailed profile.
- Discover Georgia's Dougherty County Parks
Discover Georgia's Dougherty County Parks - Featuring the Chehaw Wild Animal Park, Flint Riverquarium, Lake Chehaw, Riverfront Park and more. Stay and Play in GA!
- Vanishing Georgia
The Digital Library of Georgia - Sharing Georgia's history & culture online.
- The Albany Journal Newspaper
The Albany Journal (newsprint edition) is published at 230 S. Jackson Street, Suite 160, every Tuesday, carrying Wednesday's dateline.
- Albany Herald
Website of the Albany Herald newspaper, Southwest Georgia's most extensive source of news, sports, features, analysis and commentary. Headquarters at 126 N Washington St, Albany, Georgia 31701, (229)888-9300.
- Ghosts in Albany
Dougherty County Paranormal Investigators say they have audio and video proof ghosts exist in the train depot downtown.
- People from Albany, Georgia - Wikipedia
The following are people who were either born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with the city of Albany, Georgia.