Place:Albany, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States

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NameAlbany
TypeTown
Coordinates43.95°N 71.167°W
Located inCarroll, New Hampshire, United States
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Albany is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 735 at the 2010 census.

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 covered bridge that spans the Swift River just north of the Kancamagus Highway. Spectacular views of Mount Chocorua, popular with hikers, are seen from this picturesque town. Albany is also home to the World Fellowship Center, a resort and retreat center founded in 1941 by and for peace activists.

History

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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, when the New York Central Railroad from New York City to Albany, New York was chartered.

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