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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.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Adams is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

If Adams still existed, it would have been in the (660) area code.

Communities near Adams ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Adams and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Blockton (IA)   [Map]   191   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kellerton (IA)   [Map]   313   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lamoni (IA)   [Map]   2,354   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Mount Ayr (IA)   [Map]   1,679   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Albany   [Map]   1,699   S   18 miles [29 km]
Blythedale   [Map]   185   E   17 miles [27.4 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Adams. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Adams no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Adams. A straight line distance ignores things 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 that we are using 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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<4>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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Adams.