Albert, a S. E. county of the province of New Brunswick, Canada, bounded S. and S. E. by the bay of Fundy and Chignecto bay; area, 677 sq. m.; pop. in 1871, 10,672. The land is good, and there are extensively diked marshes, mines of bituminous and cannel coal, oil-bearing shales, plaster beds, and quarries of freestone. The coal and plaster are taken by a horse railroad to Hillsborough, respectively 2 1/2 and 5 1/2 m., and shipped principally to the United States. Petroleum was at one time largely produced. Chief town, Hopewell.