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Welcome to Alma ...

The town of Alma is located in Ellis County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Alma has a population of 388 people<3> (see below for details).

Alma is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 388 people. This is an increase of 17.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alma had a population of 331 people. This makes Alma the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 331 people, the population of Alma increased 9.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 302 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alma.

Communities Also Named Alma ...

While we believe that this Alma is located in Ellis County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named Alma. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clay and Hidalgo County.

Beyond Texas, 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, Oregon, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Carolina, 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.

  • Waxahachie [Ellis County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waxahachie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waxahachie
    • Waxahachie [Ellis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 36,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waxahachie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waxahachie
  • Corsicana [Navarro County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corsicana
    • Corsicana [Navarro County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 23,825 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corsicana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corsicana
  • Ennis [Ellis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ennis
    • Ennis [Ellis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 19,923 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ennis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ennis
  • Ferris [Ellis County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferris
    • Ferris [Ellis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Alma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,822 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferris
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Palmer [Ellis County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmer
      • Palmer [Ellis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,070 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmer
    • Rice [Navarro County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice
      • Rice [Navarro County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 989 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rice
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rice
    • Garrett [Ellis County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garrett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garrett
      • Garrett [Ellis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 861 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garrett
    • Blooming Grove [Navarro County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blooming Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blooming Grove
      • Blooming Grove [Navarro County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 840 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blooming Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blooming Grove
    • Scurry [Kaufman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scurry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scurry
      • Scurry [Kaufman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 761 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scurry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scurry
    • Bardwell [Ellis County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bardwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bardwell
      • Bardwell [Ellis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Alma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 687 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bardwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bardwell

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.

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About Ellis County

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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.

The official website for Ellis County: www.co.ellis.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Ellis, 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, 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: 32.2820, Longitude: -96.5503       In this case, the coordinates for Alma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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