Skip to Content
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Flickr
  • YouTube
Search Again » Crawford County Home » Alma Home


Alma is locaded in the county of Crawford in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Alma was founded in 1872 and goes under the nick name spinach capital of the world from 1987 when Alma canned 65% of all the spinach canned in the US, c 60 million pounds a year, all from the local area. Alma also has its very own eight foot popeye statue.
The population is approximately 4,160 and the land area is 4.8 square miles.

City Officials

Position Name
Mayor Jerry Martin
Clerk/treasurer Wayne Beck
Assistant To Mayor Sherri King
City Attorney Sean Brister
Police Chief Jeff Pointer
Fire Chief Eddie Wakefield
Director Of Public Works Mark Yardley
Code Enforcement Officer Jerry "Pee Wee" Parsons
Planning Director Buddy Gray
Parks, Recreation Director Buddy Gray
Parks, Recreation Director Jerry Martin
Cemetery Buddy Gray
Council Member Vicki Lamproe
Council Member James McGhee
Council Member Gary Perry
Council Member Eddie Wakefield
Council Member John Ware
Human Resources Director Destiny Brockett

City Facts

County: Crawford

Population: 5,419

Senate District: 5

House District: 75,81

Congressional Districts: 3,4

Classification: First Class City

Contact Information

804 Fayetteville Ave.
ALMA, AR 72921

Phone: (479) 632-4110

Fax: (479) 632-4508

Third Thursday

Web Site: Official Web Site


School Districts

Online Services

State Online Services