Municipal services include the Town Office that serves as the nerve center for the town Police Department and the Alberta Water and Sewer Department. The town provides municipal water to about 250 households & businesses, and sewer to 120 homes. Billing is once a month.
The town is served by a one man police department. In addition, the town is patrolled by the Brunswick County Sheriff's Department and the Virginia State Police. Both the town and the county enjoy a very low crime rate.
Fiber optic cable and a high-speed wireless backbone both run along U.S. 1. The town is served by Telpage and Shental Communications, and Buggs Island Telephone (BIT) will soon begin high speed service.
The Town of Alberta is easy to get to with on and off ramps to I-85, which are situated along U.S. 1 within the town limits.
As is with all Fire Departments in Brunswick County, the town of Alberta has an active Volunteer Fire Department and is housed in new quarters on U.S. 1. Because of close proximity to the majority of households, the town's ISO rating is low resulting in lower insurance premiums.