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Welcome to Adamson ...

Adamson is primarily located in Letcher County<1>. A portion of Adamson extends into Pike County.

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

Adamson is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Adamson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Adamson is within the boundaries of the (606) area code.

Communities Also Named Adamson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Adamson - they are located in Georgia, Kansas and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Adamson ...

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

  • Pikeville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
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    • Pikeville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Adamson and is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pikeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<5>
  • Norton (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
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    • Norton lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Adamson and is located in Norton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norton<5>
  • Wise (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
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    • Wise lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Adamson and is located in Wise County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wise
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wise<5>
  • Jenkins (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
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    • Jenkins lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Adamson and is located in Letcher County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,895 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenkins<5>
  • Coeburn (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
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    • Coeburn lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Adamson and is located in Wise County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,835 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coeburn<5>
  • Whitesburg (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
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    • Whitesburg lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Adamson and is located in Letcher County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,813 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesburg<5>
  • Clintwood (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
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    • Clintwood lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Adamson and is located in Dickenson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,264 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clintwood<5>
  • Pound (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
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    • Pound lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Adamson and is located in Wise County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 917 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pound
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pound<5>
  • Elkhorn City (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn City
    • Elkhorn City lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Adamson and is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 874 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhorn City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkhorn City<5>
  • Fleming-Neon (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleming-Neon
    • Fleming-Neon lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Adamson and is located in Letcher County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleming-Neon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleming-Neon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adamson ...

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

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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 Letcher, 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 Adamson - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adamson) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adamson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2018, Longitude: -82.5790       In this case, the coordinates for Adamson 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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