There are 36 US Post Offices in Albany County serving a total of 274,989 residents equating to 7,639 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 438,913 packages are handled across the 36 county post offices annually. Albany County (/\u02c8\u0254\u02d0lb\u0259ni\u02d0/ AWL-b\u0259-nee) is a county located in the state of New York, in the United States. Its northern border is formed by the Mohawk River, at its confluence with the Hudson River, which is on the east. As of the 2010 census, the population was 304,204. The county seat is Albany, the state capital. As originally established by the English government in the colonial era, Albany County had an indefinite amount of land, but has only 530 square miles (1,400 km2) as of March 3, 1888. The county is named for the Duke of York and of Albany, who became James II of England (James VII of Scotland). Albany County constitutes the central core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area."