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Welcome to Alba ...

The city of Alba is located in Jasper County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alba has a population of 542 people<2> (see below for details).

Alba is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Alba: (417)

The ZIP code for Alba: 64830<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alba had a population of 555 people. This makes Alba the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 555 people, the population of Alba decreased 5.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 588 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alba had an population of 542 people. This is a decrease of 2.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alba ...

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 Alba and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Galena (KS)   [Map]   2,900   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pittsburg (KS)   [Map]   20,216   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carl Junction   [Map]   7,864   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Carterville   [Map]   1,916   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Carthage   [Map]   14,350   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Duquesne   [Map]   1,740   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Alba ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Alba - they are located in California, Michigan, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.

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

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 Alba. 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 Alba. 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 Alba.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alba ...

Looking for more information about Alba? 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 Alba? 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 Alba, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alba.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About Jasper County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.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.

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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 Alba.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alba - 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 Alba). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alba 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alba) 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 Alba. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alba

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alba. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2372, Longitude: -94.4176     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alba have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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