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Welcome to Alma ...
The town of Alma is located in Park County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alma has a population of 298 people<1> (see below for details).
Alma was incorporated December 2, 1873.
From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<2> the origin of Alma is described as "Named by Mr. James, a merchant, for his wife."
The community of Alma is 10,420 feet [3,176 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Alma is about 2 miles [or ~3¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Alma lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alma lies within the (719) area code.
The ZIP code for Alma: 80420<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alma had a population of 270 people. This makes Alma the county's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 270 people, the population of Alma increased 50.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 179 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 298 people. This is an increase of 10.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.48% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alma.
Communities near Alma ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alma.
Communities Also Named Alma ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Alma - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alma, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alma.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019