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Alma, Kansas
(Wabaunsee County)

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The location of Alma

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 2017, Alma has a population of 783 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

Alma is located in the (785) area code.

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 797 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 783 people. This is a decrease of 5.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.76% 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 from Alma and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Alta Vista   [Map]   422   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Belvue   [Map]   198   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eskridge   [Map]   505   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Louisville   [Map]   213   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Maple Hill   [Map]   605   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Paxico   [Map]   212   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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 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.

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 11 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 ...

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:

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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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: 39.0153, Longitude: -96.2875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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