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Welcome to Alma ...

The city of Alma is located in Harlan County<1> and is the County Seat for Harlan County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alma has a population of 1,141 people<3> (see below for details).

Alma is 1,990 feet [607 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Alma is within the boundaries of the (308) area code.

Websites for Alma ...

Official Website: www.almacity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 1,141 people. This is an increase of 0.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alma had a population of 1,133 people (or 33.1% of the total population of Harlan County). This makes Alma the county's most populous community.

The population of Alma represents 0.06% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,133 people, the population of Alma decreased 6.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,214 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, 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.

Communities near Alma ...

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

  • Oxford [Furnas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford [Furnas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 733 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>
  • Orleans [Harlan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orleans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orleans
    • Orleans [Harlan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orleans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orleans<6>
  • Stamford [Harlan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
    • Stamford [Harlan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 175 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
  • Republican City [Harlan County]
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    • Atlanta [Phelps County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlanta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
      • Atlanta [Phelps County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<6>
    • Long Island [Phillips County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Island
      • Long Island [Phillips County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Island
    • Naponee [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Naponee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naponee
      • Naponee [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naponee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Naponee<6>
    • Bloomington [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomington
      • Bloomington [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 97 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<6>
    • Huntley [Harlan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntley
      • Huntley [Harlan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntley
    • Ragan [Harlan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ragan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragan
      • Ragan [Harlan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ragan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ragan<6>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alma. 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 Alma.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alma. Our list includes 19 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Alma.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Harlan County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alma: www.almacity.com/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Harlan, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alma.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Alma) 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 Alma. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alma

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1017, Longitude: -99.3626       In this case, the coordinates for Alma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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