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(Buffalo County)

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Welcome to Alma ...

The Town of Alma is located in Buffalo County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Alma has a population of 291 people<3> (see below for details).

Alma is 730 feet [223 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 2019 Census Estimates, Alma had an population of 291 people. This is a decrease of 2.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Alma had a population of 297 people. This makes Alma the county's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 297 people, the population of Alma decreased 21.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 377 people).

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

Communities Also Named Alma ...

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

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 2 communities that are also named Alma - they are located in and New York.

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.

  • Arcadia [Trempealeau County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
    • Arcadia [Trempealeau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
  • Mondovi [Buffalo County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mondovi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mondovi
    • Mondovi [Buffalo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,564 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mondovi
  • Wabasha [Wabasha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wabasha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wabasha
    • Wabasha [Wabasha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wabasha
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wabasha<6>
  • Durand [Pepin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durand
    • Durand [Pepin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,800 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durand
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Buffalo City [Buffalo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo City
      • Buffalo City [Buffalo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 954 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo City
    • Buffalo [Buffalo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
      • Buffalo [Buffalo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Alma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Fountain City [Buffalo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fountain City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain City
      • Fountain City [Buffalo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 861 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain City
    • Pepin [Pepin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pepin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pepin
      • Pepin [Pepin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 781 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pepin
    • Albany [Pepin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
      • Albany [Pepin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 770 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Alma [Buffalo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
      • Alma [Buffalo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 719 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on 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 ...

Communities in Wisconsin

About Buffalo County

About Wisconsin

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 Buffalo County: www.buffalocounty.com/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Buffalo, 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 '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.

If you need the driving distance, 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: 44.3775, Longitude: -91.8377       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.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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