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Alma, Oregon

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Welcome to Alma ...

Alma is located in Lane County<1>.

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

Alma is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alma lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Alma: (541) & (458)<4>

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), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, 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.

  • Veneta [Lane County]
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    • Veneta [Lane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Alma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,076 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Veneta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Veneta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Veneta<6>
  • Drain [Douglas County]
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    • Drain [Douglas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Alma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,201 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drain<6>
  • Elkton [Douglas County]
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    • Elkton [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Alma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<6>
  • Noti [Lane County]
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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.

Adding Alma to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alma in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alma was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alma on our Genealogy Page.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Lane, 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>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<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- 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: 43.8910, Longitude: -123.4748       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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