The canal side village of Albion is the county seat and is known for it's 34 architecturally significant structures surrounding Courthouse Square. In the center of the Square is the 1858 Greek Revival style domed County Courthouse. Albion boasts an impressive 65 structures listed in the New York State & National Registers of Historic Places.
The Canalside Park offers boat docking facilities and a landscaped park for watching the lift bridge operations. The Strawberry Festival in June is one of the highlights of the community as well as the Wednesday night summer concert series.