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Welcome to Alma ...
The city of Alma is located in Gratiot 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 8,995 people<2> (see below for details).
Alma was established in 1853.
The community of Alma is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alma lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alma is located in the (989) area code.
The ZIP codes for Alma: 48801-48802<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alma had a population of 9,383 people (or 22.09% of the total population of Gratiot County). This makes Alma the county's most populous community.
The population of Alma represents 0.09% of the population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,383 people, the population of Alma increased 1.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,275 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 8,995 people. This is a decrease of 4.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.02% 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 starting from Alma and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
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 41 communities that are also named Alma - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Kansas (2), Louisiana, 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:
Websites for Alma ...
Official Website: www.ci.alma.mi.us/
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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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alma: www.ci.alma.mi.us/
The official website for Gratiot County: www.co.gratiot.mi.us/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 May 2019