Albany is a city in and the county seat of Dougherty County, Georgia state. It is the principal city of the Albany, Georgia metropolitan area and the southwest part of the state. The city's population was 77,434 as per the 2010 census.
The largest employers in the city are health care, education and the Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany. Apart from these, manufacturing, transportation, and retail trade are also important contributors to Albany's economy and the city acts as a hub for commerce in southwest Georgia. The largest employers barring government offices include Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Procter & Gamble, Albany State University, Miller Brewing Company, Teleperformance USA, Coats and Clark, Inc., Palmyra Medical Centers and many more.
The city has a museum, theaters, parks, as well as a number of registered historic places. It also has a number of newspapers, television stations and FM radio stations.