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Alma City
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Coordinates: 44°01′21″N 93°43′41″W / 44.02250°N 93.72806°W / 44.02250; -93.72806Coordinates: 44°01′21″N 93°43′41″W / 44.02250°N 93.72806°W / 44.02250; -93.72806
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Waseca
Township Alton Township and Freedom Township
1,063 ft (324 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56048 and 56078
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 639297

Alma City is an unincorporated community in Waseca County, Minnesota, United States, south of Janesville.


The community is located along Waseca County Road 9 (320th Avenue) near County Road 54. Alma City is located within Alton Township and Freedom Township. Nearby places include Janesville, Pemberton, and Waldorf. County Road 3 is also in the immediate area. The Le Sueur River flows nearby.


Alma City was platted in 1865, and named for Alma Hills, the daughter of an early settler. A post office was established at Alma City in 1870, and remained in operation until 1957.


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