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Welcome to Adams ...

Adams is located in Jackson County.

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

Adams is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Adams lies within the (816) area code.

Communities Also Named Adams ...

While we believe that this Adams is located in Jackson County, we know of another 2 Missouri communities named Adams. Those communities are located in the following counties: Buchanan and Worth County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 51 communities that are also named Adams - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (5), Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Adams ...

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

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Adams
    • Estimated population for 2018: 491,918 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Adams
    • Estimated population for 2018: 152,958 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City
  • Independence [Jackson County]
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    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Adams
    • Estimated population for 2018: 116,925 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence
  • Lee's Summit [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee's Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee's Summit
    • Lee's Summit [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Adams
    • Estimated population for 2018: 98,461 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee's Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lee's Summit
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blue Springs [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
      • Blue Springs [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Adams
      • Estimated population for 2018: 55,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs
    • Liberty [Clay County]
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      • Liberty [Clay County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Adams
      • Estimated population for 2018: 31,779 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty
    • Raytown [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raytown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raytown
      • Raytown [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Adams
      • Estimated population for 2018: 28,993 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raytown
    • Gladstone [Clay County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gladstone have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gladstone
      • Gladstone [Clay County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Adams
      • Estimated population for 2018: 27,317 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladstone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gladstone
    • Grandview [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandview have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
      • Grandview [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Adams
      • Estimated population for 2018: 24,962 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandview
    • Prairie Village [Johnson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Village
      • Prairie Village [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Adams
      • Estimated population for 2018: 22,389 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prairie Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adams ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Missouri

About Jackson County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.mo.us/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adams) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0917, Longitude: -94.3377       In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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