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Welcome to Alma ...

Alma is located in Ross County<1>.

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

Alma is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alma lies within the (740) area code.

Communities Also Named Alma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Alma: This one is located in Ross County and the other is located in Henry County.

Beyond Ohio, 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), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, 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.

  • Chillicothe [Ross County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chillicothe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chillicothe
    • Chillicothe [Ross County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 21,698 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chillicothe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chillicothe
  • Waverly City [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly City
    • Waverly City [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2011: 4,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly City
  • Waverly [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
    • Waverly [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,270 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly
  • Piketon [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piketon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piketon
    • Piketon [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piketon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piketon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Frankfort [Ross County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankfort
      • Frankfort [Ross County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,047 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankfort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankfort
    • Kingston [Ross County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
      • Kingston [Ross County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,014 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston
    • Bainbridge [Ross County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bainbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bainbridge
      • Bainbridge [Ross County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 849 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bainbridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bainbridge
    • Beaver [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver
      • Beaver [Pike County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 434 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver
    • Schooley [Ross County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schooley
      • Schooley [Ross County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schooley
    • Greggs [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greggs
      • Greggs [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greggs

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 ...

The Communities of Ohio

About Ross County

About Ohio

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 Ross County: www.co.ross.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Ross, 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 39.1881, Longitude: -82.9788       In this case, the coordinates for Alma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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