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Welcome to Adams Ferry ...

Adams Ferry is located in Cherokee County<1>.

The location of Adams Ferry has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Adams Ferry is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Adams Ferry (for example, toward Cave Spring (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Adams Ferry: (256) & (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Adams Ferry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Adams Ferry - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Adams Ferry ...

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

  • Gadsden [Etowah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gadsden
    • Gadsden [Etowah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Adams Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2018: 35,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gadsden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gadsden<6>
  • Jacksonville [Calhoun County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Adams Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2018: 12,531 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<6>
  • Rainbow City [Etowah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainbow City
    • Rainbow City [Etowah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2018: 9,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainbow City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainbow City<6>
  • Southside [Etowah County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southside
    • Southside [Etowah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,819 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southside<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Attalla [Etowah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attalla
      • Attalla [Etowah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Adams Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,799 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attalla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Attalla<6>
    • Glencoe [Etowah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glencoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glencoe
      • Glencoe [Etowah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glencoe<6>
    • Piedmont [Calhoun County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Adams Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,589 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<6>
    • Hokes Bluff [Etowah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hokes Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hokes Bluff
      • Hokes Bluff [Etowah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,252 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hokes Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hokes Bluff<6>
    • Centre [Cherokee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre
      • Centre [Cherokee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Adams Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,514 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre<6>
    • Collinsville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collinsville
      • Collinsville [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Adams Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,962 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<6>

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 Adams Ferry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Adams Ferry.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Adams Ferry. 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 Adams Ferry.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adams Ferry. See our Newspapers Page for Adams Ferry.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adams Ferry ...

Looking for more information about Adams Ferry? 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 Adams Ferry, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Adams Ferry.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Cherokee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adams Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0868, Longitude: -85.7897       In this case, the coordinates for Adams Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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