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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 Jim Fincher
Clerk/Treasurer Amy Nelson
Assistant To Mayor Peggy White
District Judge Charles Baker
City Attorney Sean Brister
Police Chief Jeff Pointer
Fire Chief Jerry Parsons
Director Of Public Works Mark Yardley
Code Enforcement Officer Jerry Parsons
Council Member Larry Blasingame
Council Member Damon Brown
Council Member Sandra Kilpatrick
Council Member James McGhee
Council Member Gary Perry
Council Member Evan Thacker
Human Resources Director Ronda Teague

City Facts

County: Crawford

Population: 5,825

Senate District: 5

House District: 75,81

Congressional Districts: 3,4

Classification: First Class City

Contact Information

804 Fayetteville Ave., Ste. B
ALMA, AR 72921

Phone: (479) 632-4110

Fax: (479) 632-4508

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