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Located at the mouth of the Upper Salmon River, E of Fundy National Park, 9.81 km WSW of Waterside
: Alma Parish
, Albert County
: settled in 1810 by settlers from Nova Scotia and called Salmon River: PO Salmon River
1848-1873: in 1871 Salmon River had a population of 250: renamed Alma in 1873: PO Alma
from 1873: in 1904 Alma was a terminus of the Albert Southern Railway and a settlement with 1 post office, 5 stores, 3 hotels, 3 sawmills, 2 churches and a population of 350: included the community of Alma West
which is now within Fundy National Park: PO Alma West
1923-1949: Alma was incorporated as a village in 1966.
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