Albion is a town in Orleans County, New York. It also has a village by the name name within town limits. The Village of Albion is the county seat of Orleans County. It falls within the Rochester Metro Area. The town was created in 1875. It has a total area of 25.4 square miles. 25.2 square miles of the area is land, and the rest is water. The Erie Canal passes through the town.
Public administration, health care, construction and the metal industry are the most important commercial activities. Public schooling comprises one elementary, one middle and one high school. Pine Hill Airport, Dawn Patrol Aviation Airport and Gaines Valley Aviation Airport are the local airports. The closest hospital is Medina Memorial Hospital, located 8 miles away in Medina. HSBC Bank USA, National Association, First Niagara Bank, National Association and Bank of America, National Association have branches here. The cost of living here is 16.90% lower than the country average.
The area gets 34 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 135. The amount of snowfall is quite high, about 67 inches annually.