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Welcome to Alma ...

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

The location of Alma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alma has a population of 779 people<2> (see below for details).

Alma is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 2018 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 779 people. This is a decrease of 6.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.26% 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.

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.

  • Wamego [Pottawatomie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wamego have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wamego
    • Wamego [Pottawatomie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Alma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wamego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wamego
  • Saint Marys [Pottawatomie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys
    • Saint Marys [Pottawatomie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Alma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marys
  • Rossville [Shawnee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossville
    • Rossville [Shawnee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Alma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville
  • Saint George [Pottawatomie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint George have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint George
    • Saint George [Pottawatomie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Alma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint George
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maple Hill [Wabaunsee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Hill
      • Maple Hill [Wabaunsee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Hill
    • Eskridge [Wabaunsee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eskridge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eskridge
      • Eskridge [Wabaunsee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eskridge
    • Alta Vista [Wabaunsee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alta Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alta Vista
      • Alta Vista [Wabaunsee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alta Vista
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alta Vista
    • Louisville [Pottawatomie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
      • Louisville [Pottawatomie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville
    • Paxico [Wabaunsee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paxico have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paxico
      • Paxico [Wabaunsee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxico
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paxico
    • Belvue [Pottawatomie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvue have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvue
      • Belvue [Pottawatomie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvue

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kansas

About Wabaunsee County

About Kansas

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 Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for your convenience: 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: 39.0153, Longitude: -96.2875       In this case, the coordinates for Alma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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