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Welcome to Adelia ...
So far, we 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.
The location of Adelia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Adelia, you might consider that their post office opened in 1882.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Adelia is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.
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).
Adelia would have been located in the (256) and (938)<5> area codes.
Communities Also Named Adelia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Adelia ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Adelia.
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 Adelia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Adelia.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Adelia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adelia. See our Newspapers Page for Adelia.
Adding Adelia to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Adelia in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Adelia was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Adelia in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Adelia.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Sep 2023