New Albany is a city in Floyd County along the Ohio River opposite of Louisville. The population in New Albany is 21,000. Nickname for New Albany is Gateway to South and Northwest Kentuckiana. New Albany is also known for the Harvest Homecoming. Harvest Homecoming is a group of volunteers dedicated to provide family festival. This festival was conceived as a means of bring people together to share in its wealth of talent, historic background and beauty. This event is always the 1st week of October. Plus there are plenty of restaurants, hotels and bed and breakfast places to stay and eat.