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Welcome to Alma ...
The village of Alma is located in Marion County.
The location of Alma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Alma: AL-muh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alma has a population of 309 people<3> (see below for details).
Alma is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alma lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Alma: (618)
The ZIP code for Alma: 62807<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alma had a population of 320 people. This makes Alma the county's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 320 people, the population of Alma decreased 17.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 386 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 309 people. This is a decrease of 3.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.95% 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.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alma and not the distance if you drove.<6>.
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 two Illinois communities named Alma: This one is located in Marion County and the other is located in Saint Clair County.
Beyond Illinois, there are 41 communities that are also named Alma - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia (3), 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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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019