Albany, Green County, Wisconsin

Green County


The Town of Albany is one of 16 Towns in Green County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, the Town of Albany 1106 inhabitants.

Town has a fundamentally different meaning than in other English-speaking area in Wisconsin. Rather, it corresponds to the usual in the other U.S. states townships that make up the next smallest administrative unit of the County.


The Town of Albany is located in southern Wisconsin, about 25 km north of the border with Illinois. Located on the Mississippi intersection of the three states of Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois is located approximately 115 km to the west. The Town is traversed from north to south from the Sugar River, which belongs on the Pecatonica River and the Rock River to the basin of the Mississippi.

The coordinates of the geographical center of the Town of Albany are 42 ° 43'25 " north latitude and 89 ° 25'41 " west longitude. It extends over an area of 88.9 km ². The independent municipality Albany is completely surrounded by the Town of Albany, belongs without this the Town.

The Town of Albany is located in the northeast of Green County and is adjacent to the following neighboring Towns:


The Wisconsin State Highway 59 runs in east-west direction through the center of the Town of Albany. The eastern boundary of the Town is formed by the Wisconsin State Highway 104. The County Highway E results in north-south direction through the Town. All other roads are minor roads and partly unpaved roadways.

Through the Town of Albany the Sugar River State Trail, a running on the route of a former railway line Rail Trail runs for walkers and cyclists. In the winter the trail can be traveled with snowmobiles.

The nearest airport is Dane County Regional Airport in Madison Wisconsin's capital city ( 55 km north ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in the Town of Albany 1106 people in 424 households. The population density was 12.4 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 424 households lived statistically 2.61 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 95.9 percent white, 0.2 percent African American, 0.2 percent Native American, 0.5 percent Asian, 0.1 percent (one person) Polynesians and 1.7 percent from other races groups; 1.4 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 2.6 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

24.6 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 63.2 percent were between 18 and 64 and 12.2 percent were 65 years or older. 48.1 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 67,917. The per capita income was $ 29,244. 5.4 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Villages in the Town of Albany

In addition to scattered settlements exist in the Town of Albany with Mineral Point an unincorporated settlement.