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Census Data for Alma (aka 'Alma Colonia') ...

As far as we can tell, Alma<1> has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Alma, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Edinburg [Hidalgo County]
  • Alton [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
    • Alton [Hidalgo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Alma
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alton<3>
  • Palmhurst [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmhurst
    • Palmhurst [Hidalgo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Alma
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmhurst have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmhurst
  • McAllen [Hidalgo County]
  • Pharr [Hidalgo County]
  • San Juan [Hidalgo County]
  • Alamo [Hidalgo County]
  • Elsa [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsa
    • Elsa [Hidalgo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Alma
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsa have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsa<3>
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    • Mission [Hidalgo County]
    • Donna [Hidalgo County]
    • Edcouch [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edcouch
      • Edcouch [Hidalgo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of Alma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edcouch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edcouch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edcouch<3>
    • Palmview [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmview
      • Palmview [Hidalgo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Alma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmview
    • Granjeno [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granjeno
      • Granjeno [Hidalgo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Alma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granjeno have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granjeno
    • Hidalgo [Hidalgo County]
    • La Villa [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Villa
      • La Villa [Hidalgo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east of Alma
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Villa have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Villa

Hidalgo County ...

Alma is located in Hidalgo County<5>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Hidalgo County.

Miscellaneous Information for Alma ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Hidalgo County or the community of Alma:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Alma:
    • GNIS ID for Alma: 2009913
    • GNIS ID for Hidalgo County: 1383893
    • GNIS ID for State of Texas: 1779801
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Alma is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #7 (the West South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Alma.

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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 Hidalgo County: www.co.hidalgo.tx.us/

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

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>Alma is also known as Alma Colonia. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Alma.
<2>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: 26.3365, Longitude: -98.1864       In this case, the coordinates for Alma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Hidalgo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.




 

 

 

 

 


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