Albany, the county seat of Shackelford County, is at the intersection of State Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 283, in the central part of the county. The townsite was donated by Henry C. Jacobs, the first sheriff. William Cruger named the town for his former home, Albany, Georgia. One of the town's Bicentennial projects was a rock fountain dedicated to the memory of the Georgia volunteers killed in the Goliad Massacre during the Texas Revolution.
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Albany by the Numbers
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|1,973||2019||Texas Demographic Center|
|2,034||2010||Texas Demographic Center|
|1,921||2000||Texas Demographic Center|
|1,962||1990||Texas Demographic Center|
|2,450||1980||Texas Demographic Center|
|1,978||1970||Texas Demographic Center|
|2,200||1960||Texas Demographic Center|
|2,255||1950||Texas Demographic Center|
|2,230||1940||Texas Demographic Center|
|2,422||1930||Texas Demographic Center|
|1,469||1920||Texas Demographic Center|
|999||1900||Texas Demographic Center|
|857||1890||Texas Demographic Center|
|129||1880||Texas Demographic Center|