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Albany is a city in and the county seat of Dougherty County, Georgia, United States, in the southwestern part of the state.

According to the Bureau of Census, the Albany, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had an estimated population of 163,961 and ranked #232 in the U.S. in 2006.

The area where Albany is located was formerly inhabited by the Creek Indians. They called it Thronateeska after the flint found near the river. The Creeks used this stone to make arrowheads and other tools.

Top ten employers in Dougherty County
(excludes City of Albany, Dougherty County, and Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany)
  • Phoebe Putney Health Systems
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
  • Albany State University
  • Miller Brewing Company
  • Teleperformance USA
  • Coats and Clark, Inc.
  • Palmyra Medical Centers
  • BellSouth Telecommunications
  • United Parcel Service

Notable Albanians (famous people from Albany, Georgia)

Pianist, songwriter and soul singer Ray Charles was born in Albany on September 23, 1930 as "Ray Charles Robinson"

Seattle Seahawks football player Deion Branch

Nellie Brimberry became the first Postmistress of a major U.S. Post Office in 1910

Paula Deen, chef and host of Paula's Home Cooking on the Television Food Network

Jim Fowler, animal expert and host of the television show, Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom

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