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Alma, Georgia
(Bacon County)

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Welcome to Alma ...

The city of Alma is located in Bacon County and is the County Seat for Bacon County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alma has a population of 3,484 people<1> (see below for details).

Alma is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alma is located in the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Alma: 31510<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alma had a population of 3,466 people (or 31.24% of the total population of Bacon County). This makes Alma the county's most populous community.

The population of Alma represents 0.04% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,466 people, the population of Alma increased 7.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,236 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 3,484 people. This is an increase of 0.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.66% 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 you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Baxley   [Map]   4,713   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blackshear   [Map]   3,516   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bristol   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coffee   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Denton   [Map]   249   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Mershon   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alma ...

While we believe that this Alma is located in Bacon County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Alma. Those communities are located in the following counties: Decatur and Gilmer County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 41 communities that are also named Alma - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, 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.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alma. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Alma. Our list includes 10 papers.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alma. 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 Alma.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alma - 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 Alma). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alma 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alma) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5414, Longitude: -82.4623     [Map].

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