Albany Real Estate
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Albany is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States.
Albany includes Mount Chocorua and Mount Paugus, as well as the southeastern corner of the White Mountain National Forest. Albany is the entrance to the Mount Washington Valley, and features a 120-foot covered bridge that spans the Swift River just north of the Kancamagus Highway.
The community was first chartered in 1766 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth as Burton for General Jonathan Burton of Wilton. The town was incorporated and renamed Albany in 1833.
According to the US censuthe town has a total area of 75.2 square miles, of which 74.6 square miles is land and 0.6 square miles is water, comprising 0.77% of the town. It is drained by the Swift River in the north and the Chocorua River in the south. Mount Chocorua, the highest point in Albany, has an elevation of 3,474 feet, and Mount Paugus has an elevation of 3,201 ft. Albany lies fully within the Saco River watershed.
As of the 2000 cenus, there were 654 people, 262 households, and 182 families residing in the town. The population density was 8.7 people per square mile. There were 506 housing units at an average density of 6.8 per square mile.
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