The area was first explored by Hamilton Hume and William Hovell in 1824. The town was first settled in 1838, and among the first handful of settlers was Charles Ebden.
Today, the town is known for its isolation from the metropolitan 'big cities' of Australia, and for its river.
People Born in Albury
Albury in People's Lives
Edmund Barton: I came here in December 1892 to campaign in support of federation to the people. At the time, I was a younger middle-aged rising star in politics and law.