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Welcome to Ada ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ada, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
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
The telephone area code for Ada: (334)
Communities Also Named Ada ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ada was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ada on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ada.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023