Albany is a village in Athens County, Ohio. It falls within the Athens Metro Area, and has a total area of 1.2 square miles. 0.80% of the area is water, and the rest is land. The village was established in 1842.
Educational services, retail trade, food services and tourism are the major economic activities here. The Alexander Local School District administers public schools here, comprising one elementary, one middle and one high school. Ohio University Snyder Field Airport is the local airport. The closest hospital is the O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, located about 9 miles away, in Athens. The cost of living here 9.10% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 41 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 118. Snowfall is about 21 inches annually.