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Adair, Illinois

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The location of Adair

Welcome to Adair ...

Adair is located in McDonough County.

The location of Adair has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Adair: uh-DAIR<2>

Adair is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Adair lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Adair: (309)

The ZIP code for Adair: 61411<4>

Communities near Adair ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Adair and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Astoria   [Map]   1,070   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Avon   [Map]   738   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bushnell   [Map]   2,940   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Colchester   [Map]   1,317   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cuba   [Map]   1,197   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Industry   [Map]   449   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Adair ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Adair - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee and Texas (2).

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

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 Adair. 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 Adair. 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 Adair.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adair ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Adair. 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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adair - 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 community (such as Adair). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Adair 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Adair) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Adair. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adair

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adair. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4189, Longitude: -90.4968     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adair have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adair.

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