It turns out Albany is a pretty popular moniker for a whole bunch of United States cities and towns.

Albany, New York is obviously the center of or space of geography here in the Capital Region. And you are probably aware that some of our neighboring states (Vermont and New Hampshire) have their own Albany too! Plus, Albany Georgia - we all know about that one for some reason.

But all told did you know there are 28 other cities, towns, townships, and County's named Albany in the nation? According to the Albany, CA website, there are also 6 other Albany's worldwide from Canada to South Africa to Australia.

Where did the name Albany come from?

Well for our Albany here in New York, the city was named after "...the Duke of York's Scottish title, "Duke of Albany" in 1664 when the English took control of the area" according to Discover Albany. Some of the other Albany's have their own unique story to tell. For example, Albany, California is actually named after Albany, NY. According to the city's website their first Mayor, Frank Roberts was actually from here - and their Albany was named in honor of him.

So for this list, we feature all 26 cities and towns in the United States named Albany. Some states like Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Minnesota even have multiple municipalities named Albany/

How Many Albany's Are There? See All 26 United States Cities & Towns

Albany, New York is obviously the center of our geography here in the Capital Region. And you are probably aware that some of our neighboring states (Vermont and New Hampshire) have their own Albany too! Plus, Albany Georgia - we all know about that one for some reason. But did you know there are 26 cities and towns nationwide named Albany? Some states even have MULTIPLE Albany's - see them all here!

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