About Albany

Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Roughly 150 mi north of New York City, Albany developed on the west bank of the Hudson River, about 10 mi south of its confluence with the Mohawk River. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856 according to the 2010 census. Albany constitutes the economic and cultural core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area, including the nearby cities and suburbs of Troy, Schenectady, and Saratoga Springs. With a 2013 Census-estimated population of 1.1 million the Capital District is the third-most populous metropolitan region in the state and 38th in the United States.

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It is currently 10:08 PM in Albany. Albany uses Eastern Standard Time and also supports Eastern Daylight Time.