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The city of Albany sits in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, on the banks of the Willamette and its tributary, the Calapooia River. Home to 57,997 (July 1, 2023 PSU Certified Estimate), Albany is the 11th largest city in Oregon, the county seat of and largest city in Linn County (population: 131,984), and the second largest city in Benton County (population: 99,355).

From its river town beginnings, Albany has grown south and east first with the railroads, then state highways and Interstate 5, and across the Willamette into the farms and wooded hillsides of North Albany earning it the nickname of Oregon's "Hub City."


44° 38' N latitude / 123° 7' W longitude
180-520 Ft above sea level

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