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Welcome to Adamstown ...

Adamstown is located in Frederick County.

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

Adamstown is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Adamstown: (301) & (240)<3>

The ZIP code for Adamstown: 21710<4>

Communities near Adamstown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Adamstown and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Boonsboro   [Map]   3,553   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brunswick   [Map]   6,266   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Frederick   [Map]   71,408   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gaithersburg   [Map]   68,710   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Middletown   [Map]   4,615   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mount Airy   [Map]   9,416   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Adamstown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Adamstown - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

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 Adamstown. 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 Adamstown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

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

Websites for Adamstown ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adamstown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Maryland

About Frederick County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Frederick County:

The official website for State of Maryland:

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 Adamstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).

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<4>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 Adamstown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Adamstown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Adamstown) 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 Adamstown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adamstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adamstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3109, Longitude: -77.4747     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adamstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adamstown.

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