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Welcome to Alma (aka 'Alma Colonia') ...
Alma is located on the South Texas Plains.
The location of Alma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The community of Alma has also been called Alma Colonia.
Alma is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alma lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alma lies within the (956) area code.
Communities Also Named Alma ...
While we believe that this Alma is located in Hidalgo County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named Alma. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clay and Ellis 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.
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 ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022