Granted as Burton November 6, 1766 and incorporated as Albany July 2, 1833. Albany is home to the famed Mount Chocorua, claimed to be the most photographed mountain in the northeast. The town of Albany is comprised of 86% White Mountain National Forest.
Through the White Mountain National Forest is the Kancamagus Highway and the many parks and campgrounds that it possesses. One of the many famed campgrounds in Albany is the Covered Bridge Campground. The Covered Bridge itself is a prized possession to the town as it is sought out by many visitors every year.