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Welcome to Adelia ...

So far, we have found very little information about Adelia. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Adelia to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Adelia, please Contact Us.


Adelia would have been located within present day Calhoun County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Adelia is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Adelia was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

The location where Adelia once stood is in the (256) and (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Adelia ...

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 Adelia and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Anniston   [Map]   21,770   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,152   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,269   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,612   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Adelia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Adelia - they are located in Nebraska and South Dakota.

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

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 Adelia. 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 Adelia. 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 Adelia.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Adelia:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Calhoun County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Adelia, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adelia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>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- Adelia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Adelia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adelia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adelia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9112, Longitude: -85.7777     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adelia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adelia.

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