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Welcome to Adamson ...

Adamson is located in Heard County<1>.

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

Adamson is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Adamson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While Adamson is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Adamson: (706) & (762)<4>

Communities Also Named Adamson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Adamson - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Adamson ...

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

  • LaGrange (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaGrange
    • LaGrange lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Adamson and is located in Troup County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for LaGrange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaGrange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaGrange<6>
  • Roanoke (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Adamson and is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<6>
  • Graysons Landing (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graysons Landing
    • Graysons Landing lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Adamson and is located in Troup County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graysons Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graysons Landing
  • Tyus (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyus
    • Tyus lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Adamson and is located in Carroll County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,525 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyus
  • Hogansville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hogansville
    • Hogansville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Adamson and is located in Troup County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,147 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hogansville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hogansville<6>
  • Bowdon (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdon
    • Bowdon lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Adamson and is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,089 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon<6>
  • Sunny Point (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Point
    • Sunny Point lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Adamson and is located in Troup County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,303 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Point
  • Franklin (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Adamson and is located in Heard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
  • Wedowee (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wedowee
    • Wedowee lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Adamson and is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 802 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wedowee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wedowee<6>
  • Bowers Ferry (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowers Ferry
    • Bowers Ferry lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Adamson and is located in Carroll County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 485 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowers Ferry

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adamson ...

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

Adding Adamson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Adamson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Adamson was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1915.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Adamson on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Adamson

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Heard County

About Georgia

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

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Heard, 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 Adamson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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- Adamson) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adamson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2679, Longitude: -85.2322       In this case, the coordinates for Adamson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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