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Welcome to Algoma ...
The location of Algoma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Algoma has a population of 689 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Algoma.
Algoma is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Algoma lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Algoma: (662)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Algoma had an population of 689 people. This is an increase of 16.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.63% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Algoma had a population of 590 people. This makes Algoma the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Algoma represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 196th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 590 people, the population of Algoma increased 16.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 508 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Algoma.
Adding Algoma to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Algoma in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Algoma elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Algoma on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Algoma on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Algoma ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Algoma - they are located in California, Idaho (2), Ontario, Oregon, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Algoma.
Communities near Algoma ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Algoma.
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 Algoma. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Algoma.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Algoma. 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 Algoma.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algoma. See our Newspapers Page for Algoma.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algoma ...
Looking for more information about Algoma? 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 Algoma, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Algoma.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021