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Welcome to Alma ...

The Town of Alma is located in Jackson 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 1,089 people<3> (see below for details).

Alma is 990 feet [302 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 1,089 people. This is an increase of 4.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Alma had a population of 1,044 people (which is 5.11% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Alma the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Alma represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 843rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,044 people, the population of Alma increased 6.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 983 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 Jackson County and the other is located in Buffalo 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.

  • Black River Falls [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black River Falls
    • Black River Falls [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,465 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black River Falls
  • Brockway [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockway
    • Brockway [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,860 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockway
  • Neillsville [Clark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neillsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neillsville
    • Neillsville [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neillsville
  • Adams [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams
    • Adams [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Alma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,390 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Albion [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,239 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Pine Valley [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Valley
      • Pine Valley [Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,171 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Valley
    • Grant [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 934 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
    • Pigeon [Trempealeau County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pigeon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pigeon
      • Pigeon [Trempealeau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 922 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pigeon
    • Irving [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irving have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irving
      • Irving [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 778 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irving
    • Manchester [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Alma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Jackson 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 Jackson County: www.co.jackson.wi.us/

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 Jackson, 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 drawn 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 for our own planning, 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: 44.4302, Longitude: -90.8629       In this case, the coordinates for Alma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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