Alma is a city in Bacon County, Georgia, United States, and the county seat. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 3,466.
Alma is known as Georgia's blueberry capital, and hosts a Blueberry Festival each June.
|Nickname(s): "Georgia's Blueberry Capital"|
Location in Bacon County and the state of Georgia
Alma was founded in 1900 as a stop on the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. It was incorporated as a city in 1906 and designated seat of the newly formed Bacon County in 1914.
Alma is located in southeastern Georgia at (31.541543, -82.466666).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.2 square miles (16.1 km2), of which 5.5 square miles (14.3 km2) is land and 0.69 square miles (1.8 km2), or 11.27%, is water
Alma is also served by Okefenokee Technical College.