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Welcome to Adair ...

Adair is located in Hancock County<1>.

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

Adair is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The area code for Adair: (270)

Adding Adair to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Adair 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 Adair was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

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, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Adair ...

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

  • Tell City [Perry County]
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    • Tell City [Perry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Adair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,179 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tell City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tell City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tell City<5>
  • Santa Claus [Spencer County]
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    • Santa Claus [Spencer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Adair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Claus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Claus<5>
  • Ferdinand [Dubois County]
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    • Ferdinand [Dubois County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Adair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,253 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferdinand have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferdinand
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferdinand<5>
  • Rockport [Spencer County]
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    • Rockport [Spencer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Adair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,136 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockport<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lewisport [Hancock County]
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      • Lewisport [Hancock County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Adair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,681 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisport<5>
    • Dale [Spencer County]
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      • Dale [Spencer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Adair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dale<5>
    • Cannelton [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannelton
      • Cannelton [Perry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Adair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cannelton<5>
    • Cloverport [Breckinridge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverport
      • Cloverport [Breckinridge County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Adair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,151 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cloverport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloverport<5>
    • Hawesville [Hancock County]
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      • Hawesville [Hancock County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Adair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 979 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawesville<5>
    • Grandview [Spencer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
      • Grandview [Spencer County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Adair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 720 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandview<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adair. See our Newspapers 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Adair, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Adair.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kentucky

About Hancock County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Hancock, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Adair - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Adair) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adair. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9506, Longitude: -86.8267       In this case, the coordinates for Adair have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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