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Welcome to Adonis ...

Adonis is located in Polk County<1>.

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

Adonis is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adonis lies within the (417) area code.

Adding Adonis to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Adonis in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Adonis elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Adonis on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Adonis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Adonis - it's located in West Virginia.

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

Communities near Adonis ...

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

  • Bolivar [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolivar
    • Bolivar [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Adonis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,067 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolivar<5>
  • Buffalo [Dallas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
    • Buffalo [Dallas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Adonis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,091 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<5>
  • Humansville [Polk County]
  • Fair Play [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Play
    • Fair Play [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Adonis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 483 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Play have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fair Play
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fair Play<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hermitage [Hickory County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermitage
      • Hermitage [Hickory County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Adonis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermitage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermitage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermitage<5>
    • Urbana [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Urbana
      • Urbana [Dallas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Adonis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urbana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbana<5>
    • Weaubleau [Hickory County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weaubleau
      • Weaubleau [Hickory County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Adonis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weaubleau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaubleau
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weaubleau<5>
    • Wheatland [Hickory County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatland
      • Wheatland [Hickory County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Adonis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheatland<5>
    • Preston [Hickory County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Preston
      • Preston [Hickory County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Adonis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 219 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<5>
    • Cross Timbers [Hickory County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Timbers
      • Cross Timbers [Hickory County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Adonis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 211 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Timbers

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adonis ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About Polk County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Polk, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Adonis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Adonis) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adonis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7964, Longitude: -93.3633       In this case, the coordinates for Adonis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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