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Welcome to Alma ...
So far, we have found very little information about Alma. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Alma to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alma, please Contact Us.
The location of Alma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
Alma was established in 1861.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Alma is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Alma was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities Also Named Alma ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Alma: This one is located in Santa Cruz County and the other is located in Santa Clara County.
Beyond California, there are 41 communities that are also named Alma - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Santa Cruz County: www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 05 Jul 2020