Alba is a town in the U.S. state of Texas. Located mostly in Wood County, a small portion of the town extends into Rains County. The population was 504 in the 2010 U.S. Census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²).None of the area is covered with water. Alba is served by the Alba-Golden Independent School District and home to the Alba-Golden High School Panthers.