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Adolphus, Kentucky

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The location of Adolphus

Welcome to Adolphus ...

Adolphus is located in Allen County.

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

Adolphus is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Adolphus, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Adolphus: (270)

The ZIP code for Adolphus: 42120<3>

Communities near Adolphus ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Adolphus and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Fountain Run   [Map]   211   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Franklin   [Map]   8,781   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Scottsville   [Map]   4,447   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Woodburn   [Map]   370   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Castalian Springs (TN)   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Hall Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Adolphus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Adolphus - they are located in Georgia and Tennessee.

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

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 Adolphus. 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 Adolphus. 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 Adolphus.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adolphus ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Adolphus. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Adolphus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Adolphus). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Adolphus or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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- Adolphus) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adolphus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6517, Longitude: -86.2614     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adolphus have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adolphus.

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