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Welcome to Adrian ...

The city of Adrian is located in Lenawee County and is the County Seat for Lenawee County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Adrian has a population of 20,691 people<2> (see below for details).

Adrian was established in 1826.

The community of Adrian is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Adrian lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Adrian: (517)

The ZIP code for Adrian: 49221<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Adrian had a population of 21,133 people (or 21.16% of the total population of Lenawee County). This makes Adrian the county's most populous community.

The population of Adrian represents 0.21% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,133 people, the population of Adrian decreased 2.04% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 21,574 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Adrian had an population of 20,691 people. This is a decrease of 2.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.09% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Adrian.

Communities near Adrian ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Adrian and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Blissfield   [Map]   3,255   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Brooklyn   [Map]   1,198   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clinton   [Map]   2,272   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dundee   [Map]   3,994   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hudson   [Map]   2,241   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Manchester   [Map]   2,143   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Adrian ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Adrian - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Adrian. 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 Adrian. 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 Adrian. Our list includes 42 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adrian ...

Looking for more information about Adrian? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Adrian, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Adrian.

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) Adrian. 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.

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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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Cities, Towns and Villages of Michigan

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lenawee County: www.lenawee.mi.us/

The official website for State of Michigan: www.michigan.gov/







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 Adrian refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Adrian may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adrian.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adrian - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Adrian). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Adrian or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Adrian. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adrian) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adrian. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8984, Longitude: -84.0436     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adrian have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Adrian.



 
 
 

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