|Population||692 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Central Goldfields|
Alma began as a gold-mining settlement and was named after the Battle of Alma in the Crimean War. It was surveyed in 1860, the Post Office opening on 1 July 1861. (closed 1969), and proclaimed in 1891. It had a peak population of 2,109.
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