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The Spinach Capital of the World

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City Attractions

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.
The population of Alma is approximately 2,959 (1990), 5419 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,221 (1990), 2061 (2010).
The amount of land area in Alma is 10.175 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.471 sq kilometers.
The distance from Alma to Washington DC is 1004 miles.
The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 121 miles. (as the crow flies)
Alma is positioned 35.48 degrees north of the equator and 94.22 degrees west of the prime meridian.


near Fort Smith and Fayetteville in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.
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Alma proclaims itself to be the Spinach Capital of the World and holds a Spinach Festival each year in april. There is an 8-ft tall statue of Popeye here in the town. Alma happens to be the company town for Popeye Brand Spinach. A friendly rivalry exists between Crystal City, Texas and Alma, Arkansas as they are both proclaimed the "Spinach Capital of the World" by their residents.

Here is a page about Popeye

Alma Performing Arts Center
Phone: 479-632-2129
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Alma Historical Events

1932, June 23
The Barrow Gang in Arkansas - specifically, the robbery which eventually killed the city marshall, Mr. H. D. Humphrey. It is not certain that the gang performed this specific robbery, but seem to be somehow connected to the entire ordeal. Read all the details on the above page.

Alma Chamber

Alma Area Chamber of Commerce
111 Hwy 162 South
P.O. Box 2607
Alma, AR 72921
Phone: (479) 632-4127
Fax: 479-632-4037

Alma Organizations

Alma Area Chamber of Commerce
111 Hwy 162 South
P.O. Box 2607
Alma, AR 72921
Phone: (479) 632-4127
Fax: 479-632-4037

Alma Libraries

Alma Public Library
624 Fayetteville Avenue
Alma, AR 72921
Phone: 479 632 4140
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm & Saturday 10 am to 2 pm
librarian: Linn Smith (as of 8-2003)

Alma Schools

The Alma School District
916 Highway 64 East
Alma, Arkansas 72921
phone: 479-632-4791
fax: 479-632-4793

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