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Welcome to Alcoma ...

Alcoma is located in Polk County<1>.

The location of Alcoma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alcoma is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alcoma lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Alcoma, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Alcoma lies within the (863) area code.

Communities Also Named Alcoma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alcoma - it's located in Virginia.

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

Communities near Alcoma ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alcoma.

  • Winter Haven [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winter Haven
    • Winter Haven [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alcoma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winter Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winter Haven<5>
  • Haines City [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haines City
    • Haines City [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alcoma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,009 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haines City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haines City<5>
  • Lake Wales [Polk County]
  • Lake Alfred [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Alfred
    • Lake Alfred [Polk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alcoma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Alfred
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Alfred<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Davenport [Polk County]
    • Dundee [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dundee
      • Dundee [Polk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Alcoma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,044 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dundee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dundee<5>
    • Frostproof [Polk County]
    • Eagle Lake [Polk County]
    • Lake Hamilton [Polk County]
    • Hillcrest Heights [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest Heights
      • Hillcrest Heights [Polk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Alcoma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 298 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillcrest Heights

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 Alcoma. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alcoma.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alcoma. 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 Alcoma.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alcoma. See our Newspapers Page for Alcoma.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alcoma ...

Looking for more information about Alcoma? 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 Alcoma, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alcoma.

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About Polk County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polk-county.net/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Polk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alcoma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alcoma) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcoma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.8950, Longitude: -81.4823       In this case, the coordinates for Alcoma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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