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Ada, Alabama

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Welcome to Ada ...

Ada is located in Montgomery County.

When the people of Ada refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Adan<1>

Ada is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ada lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ada lies within the (334) area code.

Communities near Ada ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ada and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Davenport   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fort Deposit   [Map]   1,240   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Grady   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hayneville   [Map]   862   W   18 miles [29 km]
Lapine   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   200,602   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ada.

Communities Also Named Ada ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Ada - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ada.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ada. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ada. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ada.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ada:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ada ...

Looking for more information about Ada? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Ada? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ada, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ada.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ada. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Visit our Community Index for Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ada. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Montgomery County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Ada refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Ada may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ada - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Ada. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ada) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ada. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ada

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ada. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1054, Longitude: -86.2764     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ada have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ada.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ada.


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