Much history is in the making in Albion because it is the seat of Noble County government, and has been since 1846. The town's centerpiece is the 110 year old Noble County Courthouse, on a well-manicured square surrounded on all sides by businesses and offices. Historical preservation takes place a block away at the Old Jail Museum, which is owned and operated by the Noble County Historical Society. Albion has been home to such well-known former residents as E. Ross Adair, the late U.S. congressman and ambassador to Ethiopia, and Willis Eagles, the later U.S. Army general.Albion has the population of 2284 persons and Noble County has a population of 46,275 persons. The estimated population of the twenty (20) mile trading area of Albion is over 90,000.
Albion is located in a gently rolling area of the north central plains. The area has many small lakes formed during the glacial age. These lakes provide many recreational advantages to the area. Lake Wawasee, the largest natural lake in Indiana, is located only fifteen (15) miles west of Albion.
Albion enjoys a moderate climate with an average temperature high in July of around 85 degrees and an average low of about 23.7 degrees. The average annual rainfall is 34.21 inches, and the average annual snowfall is 28.8 inches.The town of Albion is located in Noble County in Northeastern Indiana. Noble County is noted for its fine farm lands and many natural lakes within its boundaries. Albion is the county seat of Noble County.
Albion is provided water by a municipal water system. Its source is from two wells, one of 106 feet and the other of 141 feet drills into gravel beds. The combined pumping capacity is 1000 gallons per minute. A 300,000 gallon elevated storage tank floats on the system and maintains.
The American Electric Power (AEP) services the Albion community, and is a subsidiary of the American Electric Power Company. A double circuit 138,000 volt transmission line delivers energy to the Albion substation. Here the voltage is reduced to 12 KU for delivery to Albion. Adequate power is available to meet all requirements. For a copy of the tariffs applicable in Albion, contact:
American Electric Power Company ,Avilla, Indiana 46710.