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Welcome to Almena ...

Almena is located in Van Buren County<1>.

The location of Almena has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Almena is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Almena lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Almena: (269)

Adding Almena to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Almena in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Almena was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Almena on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Michigan (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Almena on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Almena ...

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

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

Communities near Almena ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Almena.

  • Kalamazoo [Kalamazoo County]
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    • Kalamazoo [Kalamazoo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Almena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,009 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalamazoo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalamazoo<5>
  • Portage [Kalamazoo County]
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    • Portage [Kalamazoo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Almena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,787 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portage<5>
  • Allegan [Allegan County]
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    • Allegan [Allegan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Almena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,016 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allegan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allegan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allegan<5>
  • Otsego [Allegan County]
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    • Otsego [Allegan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Almena
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otsego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otsego<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Plainwell [Allegan County]
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      • Plainwell [Allegan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,774 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plainwell<5>
    • Vicksburg [Kalamazoo County]
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      • Vicksburg [Kalamazoo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,581 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<5>
    • Paw Paw [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paw Paw
      • Paw Paw [Van Buren County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,344 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paw Paw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paw Paw<5>
    • Hartford [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
      • Hartford [Van Buren County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<5>
    • Mattawan [Van Buren County]
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      • Mattawan [Van Buren County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mattawan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mattawan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mattawan<5>
    • Parchment [Kalamazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parchment
      • Parchment [Kalamazoo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Almena
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,825 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parchment have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parchment
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parchment<5>

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 Almena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Almena.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Almena.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Almena. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Michigan

About Van Buren County

About Michigan

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.

The official website for Van Buren County: www.vbco.org/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Van Buren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Almena - 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' 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.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Almena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2648, Longitude: -85.8253       In this case, the coordinates for Almena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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