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Welcome to Ada ...

The city of Ada is located in Norman County<1> and is the County Seat for Norman County.

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

The pronunciation of Ada: AY-duh<3>

When the people of Ada refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Adan<4>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ada has a population of 1,563 people<5> (see below for details).

Ada is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<6>.

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

The telephone area code for Ada: (218)

The ZIP code for Ada: 56510<7>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ada had an population of 1,563 people. This is a decrease of 8.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ada had a population of 1,707 people (or 24.91% of the total population of Norman County). This makes Ada the county's most populous community.

The population of Ada represents 0.03% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 282nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,707 people, the population of Ada increased 3.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,657 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ada.

Communities Also Named Ada ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Ada - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ada ...

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

  • Fertile [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fertile
    • Fertile [Polk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<8> to the northeast of Ada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 818 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fertile
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fertile<9>
  • Twin Valley [Norman County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Valley
    • Twin Valley [Norman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the east of Ada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 755 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Valley
  • Halstad [Norman County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halstad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halstad
    • Halstad [Norman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<8> to the west of Ada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 554 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halstad
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halstad<9>
  • Ulen [Clay County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ulen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ulen
    • Ulen [Clay County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<8> to the southeast of Ada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 544 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ulen<9>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hendrum [Norman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendrum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendrum
      • Hendrum [Norman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<8> to the west of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 281 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendrum
    • Gary [Norman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
      • Gary [Norman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the northeast of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gary<9>
    • Shelly [Norman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelly
      • Shelly [Norman County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the northwest of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 179 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelly
    • Felton [Clay County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Felton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Felton
      • Felton [Clay County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<8> to the south of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 172 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Felton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Felton<9>
    • Borup [Norman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Borup have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Borup
      • Borup [Norman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<8> to the south of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 103 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Borup
    • Beltrami [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beltrami have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beltrami
      • Beltrami [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<8> to the north of Ada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beltrami

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ada ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Norman County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Norman County: www.co.norman.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Norman, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Ada. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Ada refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Ada may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ada.
<6>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ada - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<7>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 city (such as Ada). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ada or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>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- Ada) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ada. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ada

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ada. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2991, Longitude: -96.5166       In this case, the coordinates for Ada have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<9>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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