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Alba, Missouri

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Welcome to Alba ...

The city of Alba is located in Jasper County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Alba has a population of 539 people<1> (see below for details).

Alba is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alba lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alba is within the boundaries of the (417) area code.

The ZIP code for Alba: 64830<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alba had a population of 555 people. This makes Alba the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 555 people, the population of Alba decreased 5.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 588 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Alba had an population of 539 people. This is a decrease of 2.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.33% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alba.

Communities near Alba ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alba and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015
Galena (KS)   [Map]   2,930   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pittsburg (KS)   [Map]   20,409   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carl Junction   [Map]   7,729   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Carterville   [Map]   1,852   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Carthage   [Map]   14,319   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Duquesne   [Map]   1,736   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alba.

Communities Also Named Alba ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Alba - they are located in California, Michigan, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alba.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alba. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alba. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alba.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alba:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alba ...

Looking for more information about Alba? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Alba? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alba, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alba.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alba. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alba. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alba.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alba - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Alba). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alba or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Alba. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alba) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alba. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alba

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alba. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2372, Longitude: -94.4176     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alba have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alba.


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