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Alma, Oregon
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lane
Elevation
584 ft (178 m)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s) 541 & 458
GNIS feature ID 1116888

Alma is a former unincorporated community and now a restricted site, the location of a work camp for the county Department of Corrections in Lane County, Oregon, United States. Alma is located on Siuslaw River Road near the Siuslaw River, 22 miles (35 km) west-southwest of Eugene.

History

Alma was named in 1886 for a local woman. A post office was established at Alma in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1933.

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