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Welcome to Adamsville ...

The city of Adamsville is located in Jefferson County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Adamsville, 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.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Adamsville has a population of 4,254 people<2> (see below for details).

Adamsville is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Adamsville: (205)

The ZIP code for Adamsville: 35005<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Adamsville had an population of 4,254 people. This is a decrease of 5.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Adamsville had a population of 4,522 people. This makes Adamsville the county's 20th most populous community.

The population of Adamsville represents 0.09% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,522 people, the population of Adamsville decreased 8.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,965 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Adamsville.

Communities Also Named Adamsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 34 communities that are also named Adamsville - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (4), Kansas, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Adamsville ...

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

  • Birmingham
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Hoover
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Vestavia Hills
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Bessemer
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Homewood
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
    • Homewood is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,174 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Homewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood <5>
  • Mountain Brook
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
    • Mountain Brook is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,034 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Mountain Brook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook <5>
  • Center Point
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Hueytown
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Gardendale
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Irondale
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondale
    • Irondale is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,226 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Irondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adamsville ...

Looking for more information about Adamsville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Adamsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Adamsville.

Adding Adamsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Adamsville 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 Adamsville was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Adamsville.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adamsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adamsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Adamsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Adamsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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