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Welcome to Adams ...
So far, we have found very little information about Adams. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Adams to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Adams, please Contact Us.
The location of Adams has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Adams is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Adams was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Adams would have been located in the (706) and (762)<5> area codes.
Communities Also Named Adams ...
While we believe that this Adams is located in Richmond County, we know of another 4 Georgia communities named Adams. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clarke, Irwin, Lee and Wilcox County.
Beyond Georgia, there are 51 communities that are also named Adams - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, 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.
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.
Adding Adams to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Adams in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Adams was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Adams on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022