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West Albany, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wabasha County
Township West Albany Township
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55041 and 55957
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 655003

West Albany is an unincorporated community in West Albany Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States.

Geography

The community is located between Zumbro Falls and Wabasha along State Highway 60 (MN 60) near the intersection with 310th Avenue. Spring Creek and West Albany Creek meet at West Albany. The Zumbro River is nearby. Nearby places include Millville, Lake City, Zumbro Falls, Theilman, and Wabasha.

History

West Albany was platted in 1857, and named after Albany, New York, the native home of a large share of the first settlers. A post office called West Albany was established in 1857, and remained in operation until 1881.


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