RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Alma, Georgia
(Bacon County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other GA
Communities

















Welcome to Alma ...

The city of Alma is located in Bacon County<1> and is the County Seat for Bacon County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alma has a population of 3,441 people<2> (see below for details).

Alma is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alma is within the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Alma: 31510<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 3,441 people. This is a decrease of 0.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alma had a population of 3,466 people (which is 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 total 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Alma ...

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

  • Baxley [Appling County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baxley
    • Baxley [Appling County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baxley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baxley
  • Nicholls [Coffee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicholls have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholls
    • Nicholls [Coffee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicholls
  • Denton [Jeff Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denton
    • Denton [Jeff Davis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 248 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton
  • Surrency [Appling County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surrency have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surrency
    • Surrency [Appling County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 203 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surrency
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surrency
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coffee [Bacon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffee
      • Coffee [Bacon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffee
    • Mershon [Pierce County]
    • Bristol [Pierce County]
    • Talmo [Ware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talmo
      • Talmo [Ware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talmo
    • West Green [Coffee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Green have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Green
      • West Green [Coffee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Green
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Green
    • Blackshear [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackshear
      • Blackshear [Pierce County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,468 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackshear
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackshear

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. Our list includes 10 papers. 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.

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 ...

Search for a Community in Georgia

About Bacon County

About Georgia

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.

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Bacon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alma.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alma) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alma. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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    
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 31 May 2020