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Adel, Georgia

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Welcome to Adel ...

The city of Adel is located in Cook County and is the County Seat for Cook County.

The pronunciation of Adel: AY-dell<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Adel has a population of 5,317 people<2> (see below for details).

Adel is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adel is located in the (229) area code.

The ZIP code for Adel: 31620<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Adel had a population of 5,334 people (which is 30.99% of the total population of Cook County). This makes Adel the county's most populous community.

The population of Adel represents 0.06% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 118th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,334 people, the population of Adel has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,307 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Adel had an population of 5,317 people. This is a decrease of 0.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.19% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Adel ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Adel and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Berlin   [Map]   561   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ellenton   [Map]   286   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Enigma   [Map]   1,330   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hahira   [Map]   2,959   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lenox   [Map]   853   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Morven   [Map]   540   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Adel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Adel - they are located in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Oregon and Texas.

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

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 Adel. 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 Adel. 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 Adel. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

Websites for Adel ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adel ...

Looking for more information about Adel? 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 Adel, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Adel.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Adel. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adel.

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

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<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 Adel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Adel or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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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 from Point A (ie- Adel) 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 Adel. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adel

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1366, Longitude: -83.4249     [Map].

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