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Welcome to Adams ...

Adams is located in Chilton County<1>.

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

Adams is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Adams ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Adams: This one is located in Chilton County and the other is located in Mobile County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 51 communities that are also named Adams - they are located in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (5), Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Adams ...

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

  • Clanton [Chilton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clanton
    • Clanton [Chilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,756 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clanton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clanton<5>
  • Jemison [Chilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jemison
    • Jemison [Chilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jemison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jemison<5>
  • Thorsby [Chilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorsby
    • Thorsby [Chilton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,063 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorsby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thorsby<5>
  • Maplesville [Chilton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maplesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maplesville
    • Maplesville [Chilton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2018: 702 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maplesville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Billingsley [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Billingsley
      • Billingsley [Autauga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2018: 141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Billingsley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Billingsley<5>
    • Plantersville [Dallas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Dallas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
    • Lawley [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawley
      • Lawley [Bibb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawley
    • Jones [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones
      • Jones [Autauga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones
    • Randolph [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randolph
      • Randolph [Bibb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randolph
    • Oakmulgee [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakmulgee
      • Oakmulgee [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakmulgee

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adams ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Chilton County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Adams. 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 Chilton, 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 - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adams) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7396, Longitude: -86.8328       In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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