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Welcome to Alma ...
The location of Alma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Alma has a population of 780 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Alma.
Alma is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alma lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Alma: (785)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 780 people. This is a decrease of 6.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alma had a population of 832 people (or 11.8% of the total population of Wabaunsee County). This makes Alma the county's most populous community.
The population of Alma represents 0.03% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 223rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 832 people, the population of Alma increased 4.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 797 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alma.
Adding Alma to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Alma in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Alma elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Alma on a Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alma on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Alma ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Alma: This one is located in Wabaunsee County and the other is located in Osage County.
Beyond Kansas, there are 41 communities that are also named Alma - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois (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.
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 11 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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021