RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Alma, New York

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other NY
Communities

















Welcome to Alma ...

Alma is located in Allegany County<1>.

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

Alma is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico (2), 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.

  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsville
    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 6,974 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsville
    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville
  • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portville
    • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,551 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portville
  • Cuba [Allegany County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
    • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,100 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coudersport [Potter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coudersport
      • Coudersport [Potter County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,421 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coudersport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coudersport
    • Amity [Allegany County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amity
      • Amity [Allegany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amity
    • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinsdale
      • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,070 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinsdale
    • Bolivar [Allegany County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolivar
      • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
    • Port Allegany [McKean County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Allegany
      • Port Allegany [McKean County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,017 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allegany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allegany
    • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olean have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olean
      • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,895 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean

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. 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alma, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alma.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in New York

About Allegany County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allegany County: www.alleganyco.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Allegany, 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 Alma - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alma) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0126, Longitude: -78.0578       In this case, the coordinates for Alma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 02 Jun 2020