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Welcome to Adams ...
The pronunciation of Adams: AD-uhmz<2>
Adams is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Adams lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Adams is within the (217) area code.
Communities Also Named Adams ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Illinois communities named Adams: This one is located in Adams County and the other is located in Livingston County.
Beyond Illinois, there are 51 communities that are also named Adams - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (5), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Adams.
Communities near Adams ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Adams.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Adams.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Adams. 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.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adams. See our Newspapers Page for Adams.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adams ...
Looking for more information about Adams? 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, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Adams.
Adding Adams to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Adams in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Adams was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Adams on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Adams. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Adams County: www.co.adams.il.us/
The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022