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Welcome to Adel ...
The location of Adel has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Adel has a population of 5,455 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Adel.
Adel is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Adel lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Adel is located in the (515) area code.
The ZIP code for Adel: 50003<5>
Websites for Adel ...
Official Website: www.adeliowa.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Adel had an population of 5,455 people. This is an increase of 48.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 58.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Adel had a population of 3,682 people (which is 5.57% of the total population of Dallas County). This makes Adel the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Adel represents 0.12% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 105th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,682 people, the population of Adel increased 7.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,435 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 book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Adel on a Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).
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 Georgia, Indiana, 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.
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 6 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 ...
The official website for Adel: www.adeliowa.org/
The official website for Dallas County: www.co.dallas.ia.us/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021