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Welcome to Ada ...

Ada is located in Montgomery County<1>.

When the people of Ada refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Adan<2>

Ada is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ada is within the (334) area code.

Adding Ada to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ada in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ada was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ada on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ada on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Ada ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ada.

  • Montgomery [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Ada
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 196,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<5>
  • Pike Road [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pike Road
    • Pike Road [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Ada
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pike Road have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pike Road
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pike Road<5>
  • Fort Deposit [Lowndes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Deposit
    • Fort Deposit [Lowndes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Ada
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Deposit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Deposit<5>
  • Hayneville [Lowndes County]
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    • Petrey [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petrey
      • Petrey [Crenshaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Ada
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petrey have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petrey
    • Ramer [Montgomery County]
    • Pintlala [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pintlala
      • Pintlala [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Ada
      • Former name for Pintlala:
      • Colquitt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pintlala
    • Davenport [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davenport
      • Davenport [Lowndes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Ada
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davenport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davenport
    • Grady [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grady
      • Grady [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Ada
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grady have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grady<5>
    • Lapine [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapine
      • Lapine [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Ada
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapine have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lapine

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ada. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ada.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ada.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ada. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for Ada.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Montgomery County

About Alabama

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: www.mc-ala.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ada - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ada. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AdaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ada. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1051, Longitude: -86.2761    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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