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Adel, Georgia

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Welcome to Adel ...

The city of Adel is located in Cook County<1> and is the County Seat for Cook County.

The pronunciation of Adel: AY-dell<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Adel has a population of 5,336 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Adel.

Adel is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Adel lies within the (229) area code.

The ZIP code for Adel: 31620<5>

Websites for Adel ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Adel, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Adel had an population of 5,336 people (or an increase of 0.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Adel had a population of 5,334 people (or 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 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).

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

Adding Adel to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Adel elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Adel mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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.

Communities near Adel ...

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

  • Franklinville [Lowndes County]
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    • Franklinville [Lowndes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Adel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 971 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklinville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinville
  • Lenox [Cook County]
  • Ray City [Berrien County]
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    • Ray City [Berrien County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Adel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 185 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ray City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ray City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ray City<8>
  • Tallokas [Brooks County] - Historic
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    • Tallokas [Brooks County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Adel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 171 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallokas have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mineola [Lowndes County]
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      • Mineola [Lowndes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Adel
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 150 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineola have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineola
    • Cecil [Cook County]
    • Ellenton [Colquitt County]
    • Barney [Brooks County]
    • Hahira [Lowndes County]
    • Nashville [Berrien County]
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      • Nashville [Berrien County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Adel
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<8>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Adel.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adel. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Adel.

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.

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Cook, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adel.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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    
<7>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.
<8>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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