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Welcome to Almena ...

The city of Almena is located in Norton County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Almena has a population of 386 people<2> (see below for details).

Almena is 2,150 feet [655 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Almena is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Almena lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Almena is located in the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Almena: 67622<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Almena had a population of 408 people (or 7.19% of the total population of Norton County). This makes Almena the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Almena represents 0.01% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 321st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 408 people, the population of Almena decreased 13.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 469 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Almena had an population of 386 people. This is a decrease of 5.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.7% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Almena.

Communities near Almena ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Densmore   [Map]   ---   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Edmond   [Map]   46   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Logan   [Map]   547   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Long Island   [Map]   124   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Norton   [Map]   2,775   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Oronoque   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Almena.

Communities Also Named Almena ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Almena - they are located in Michigan and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Almena.

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 Almena. 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 Almena. 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 Almena. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Almena:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Almena ...

Looking for more information about Almena? 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.

Looking for more information about Almena? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Almena, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Almena.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Almena. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Almena.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Almena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Almena). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Almena or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Almena) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Almena. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Almena

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Almena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8913, Longitude: -99.7097     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Almena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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