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Albany, Texas

Albany, Texas

"WHY DO SO MANY PEOPLE TREK TO ALBANY (population: 2,000)? For starters, it has a serious art museum, an imposing courthouse, picturesque storefronts, historic ranches--and every year, the last 2 full weekends in June, it lets its hair down with a Texas -size spectacular under the stars. Fandangle, anyone?" Texas Monthly , June 2003 by Anne Dingus.

Albany, Texas has capitalized on its culture and history, linking the frontier lifestyle with the twenty-first century. The community is dedicated to technological advances, educational excellence and an enhanced quality of life.

Albany is a friendly, safe, clean and beautiful city attractive to families with children, senior citizens and tourists. New and diverse businesses are thriving, providing job opportunities while contributing to a tax base that upgrades infrastructure, provides housing and activities for all citizens. Albany is committed to preserving its unique heritage and wildlife resources while planning for the future.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ledbetter Picket House

Restored frontier ranch structure with rustic period furnishings. House is a dog-run cabin built of slender upright poles (pickets).

Albany, TX Historic Homes

Georgia Monument

Erected in 1976 to fulfill long-standing promise to honor the Georgia Battalion that volunteered in Texas' war for independence in 1836. Most were killed in the Goliad massacre;

Albany, TX Monuments

The Old Jail Art Center

Exceptional permanent art exhibits include works of Giacomo Manzu, John Marin, Charles Umlauf, Louise Nevelson, Henry Moore, Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, and examples of Chinese art from the Han, Wei, Sui, T'

Albany, TX Galleries

Albany Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3

Albany, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Albany, TX

Swisher County Archives & Museum

Museum maintains collections of ranch and farm artifacts. A five-room house, rebuilt inside the main exhibit hall, is furnish...

Lake Rita Blanca State Park

Fantastic opportunities for viewing and photographing various species of birds and other wildlife await visitors. In Oct., mi...

Battle of Adobe Walls

Site where two famous Indian battles were fought. Col. Kit Carson (in his last fight) and his U.S. troops in 1864 narrowly es...

Lake Arrowhead State Park

Water-oriented recreation featured at this 524-acre park. Visitors find campsites with/without hookups, rest rooms with showe...

Shore Art Gallery

Traveling exhibits and works by students and faculty displayed throughout year. ...