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Welcome to Adams Corner ...

Adams Corner is located in Wabash County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Adams Corner: AD-uhmz<3>

A typical abbreviation for Adams Corner: Adams Cor. (or less commonly used: Adams Crn.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Adams Corner for more information about variations on the name of Adams Corner.

Adams Corner is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Adams Corner (for example, toward Decker (IN)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Adams Corner: (618)

Communities Also Named Adams Corner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Adams Corner - they are located in Kansas, Maine, New York and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Adams Corner ...

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

  • Vincennes [Knox County]
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    • Vincennes [Knox County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Adams Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,862 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vincennes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vincennes<6>
  • Princeton [Gibson County]
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    • Princeton [Gibson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Adams Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,733 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<6>
  • Mount Carmel [Wabash County]
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    • Mount Carmel [Wabash County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Adams Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,001 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<6>
  • Lawrenceville [Lawrence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceville
    • Lawrenceville [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Adams Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,399 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sumner [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sumner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumner
      • Sumner [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Adams Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,980 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumner<6>
    • Albion [Edwards County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Edwards County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,899 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<6>
    • Bridgeport [Lawrence County]
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      • Bridgeport [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Adams Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<6>
    • Owensville [Gibson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owensville
      • Owensville [Gibson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Adams Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,347 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owensville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owensville<6>
    • West Salem [Edwards County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Salem
      • West Salem [Edwards County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Adams Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 851 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Salem
    • Patoka [Gibson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patoka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patoka
      • Patoka [Gibson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Adams Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 772 people
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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 Adams Corner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Adams Corner.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adams Corner ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Illinois

About Wabash County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Wabash, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Adams Corner. 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams Corner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Adams Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5131, Longitude: -87.7420       In this case, the coordinates for Adams Corner 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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