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Welcome to Adams ...

Adams is located in Hinds County<1>.

Adams is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Adams: (601) & (769)<3>

Communities Also Named Adams ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Missouri (3), 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.

  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,873 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Byram [Hinds County]
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    • Byram [Hinds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byram
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<6>
  • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
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    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Adams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,647 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<6>
  • Raymond [Hinds County]
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    • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,082 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Terry [Hinds County]
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      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Adams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<6>
    • Edwards [Hinds County]
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      • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Adams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 999 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<6>
    • Utica [Hinds County]
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      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Adams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<6>
    • Bolton [Hinds County]
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      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 523 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
    • Oakley [Hinds County]
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      • Oakley [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
    • Cayuga [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuga
      • Cayuga [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuga

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.

Adding Adams to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Adams was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Hinds County

About Mississippi

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 Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Hinds, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adams) 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 Adams. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AdamsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1599, Longitude: -90.5610    
<5>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.
<6>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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