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Welcome to Alma ...
The location of Alma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alma, you might consider that their post office opened in 1890.
Alma is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alma lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Alma: (251)
The ZIP code for Alma: 36501<4>
Communities Also Named Alma ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 41 communities that are also named Alma - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Carolina, Texas (3), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alma.
Communities near Alma ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alma.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alma. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alma.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alma. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alma.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alma. See our Newspapers Page for Alma.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alma ...
Looking for more information about Alma? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alma, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alma.
Adding Alma to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alma in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alma was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Alma in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alma.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023