Alma is a city in Bacon County, Georgia, United States. The population was 3,236 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Bacon County. Alma's name is a tribute to the four capitals Georgia has had as a state: Augusta, Louisville, Milledgeville, and Atlanta, Georgia (see external link below).
Alma is located at 31°32′30″N 82°28′0″W / 31.54167°N 82.466667°W / 31.54167; -82.466667 (31.541543, -82.466666).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.8 square miles (15.1 km²), of which, 5.7 square miles (14.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (1.55%) is water.