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Welcome to Adaton ...

Adaton is located in Oktibbeha County<1>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Adaton: (662)

Adding Adaton 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 Adaton 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 Adaton elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Adaton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Adaton - it's located in Nebraska.

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

Communities near Adaton ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Adaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<5>
  • West Point [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point [Clay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Adaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<5>
  • Ackerman [Choctaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackerman
    • Ackerman [Choctaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Adaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,448 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackerman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackerman<5>
  • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maben
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Adaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathiston
      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Adaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<5>
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesia
      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Adaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Adaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<5>
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Adaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
    • Bradley [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradley
      • Bradley [Oktibbeha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Adaton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley
    • Pheba [Clay County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adaton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Oktibbeha County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Oktibbeha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adaton - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adaton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Adaton. 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 Adaton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adaton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4772, Longitude: -88.9219    
<4>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.
<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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