West Albany, Minnesota facts for kids
West Albany, Minnesota
|Township||West Albany Township|
|Elevation||820 ft (250 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
55041 and 55957
|GNIS feature ID||655003|
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.
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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