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The location of Adams Ferry









Welcome to Adams Ferry ...

Adams Ferry is located in Cherokee County.

The location of Adams Ferry has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Adams Ferry is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<2>.

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).

Area codes for Adams Ferry: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Adams Ferry ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Adams Ferry and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Centre   [Map]   3,498   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,847   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,152   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,269   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Adams Ferry. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Adams Ferry.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adams Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adams Ferry.

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