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Welcome to Adams ...

So far, we have found very little information about Adams. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Adams to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Adams, please Contact Us.


Adams would have been located within present day Worth County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Adams is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Adams was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Adams once stood is in the (660) area code.

Communities near Adams ...

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 Adams and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Blockton (IA)   [Map]   187   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kellerton (IA)   [Map]   306   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lamoni (IA)   [Map]   2,267   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Mount Ayr (IA)   [Map]   1,666   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Albany   [Map]   1,699   S   18 miles [29 km]
Eagleville   [Map]   302   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Adams ...

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

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 Adams. 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 Adams. 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 Adams.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Worth County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Adams, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 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: 40.5153, Longitude: -94.2547     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adams 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 Adams.

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