Albright is a town and former coal town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States, along the Cheat River. The population was 299 at the 2010 census.
The town derives its name from David Albright, an early settler. In 1985, a mass flooding of the Cheat River wiped out most structures in the town.
Located near Albright is the Virginia Furnace, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
The Albright Power Station, a former coal-fired power plant retired in 2012, sits across the Cheat River from Albright.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), of which, 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.
At the 2010 census, there were 299 people, 120 households and 79 families living in the town. The population density was 1,300.0 inhabitants per square mile (501.9/km2). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 556.5 per square mile (214.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 0.3% African American, 1.0% Native American, and 1.3% from two or more races.
There were 120 households, of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.2% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.