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Welcome to Adako ...

Adako is located in Caldwell County<1>.

Adako is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Adako lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Adako: (828)

Adding Adako to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Adako 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 Adako was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Communities near Adako ...

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

  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenoir
    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Adako
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<4>
  • Morganton [Burke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morganton
    • Morganton [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Adako
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganton<4>
  • Sawmills [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawmills
    • Sawmills [Caldwell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Adako
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,156 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawmills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawmills
  • Granite Falls [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granite Falls
    • Granite Falls [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Adako
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,657 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granite Falls<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Valdese [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valdese
      • Valdese [Burke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Adako
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valdese have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdese<4>
    • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamewell
      • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Adako
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gamewell have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamewell
    • Hudson [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
      • Hudson [Caldwell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Adako
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,703 people
      • Former name for Hudson:
      • Hudsonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<4>
    • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cajah's Mountain
      • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Adako
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,728 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cajah's Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cajah's Mountain
    • Drexel [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drexel
      • Drexel [Burke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Adako
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drexel have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drexel
    • Connelly Springs [Burke 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 Adako. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Adako.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adako ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in North Carolina

About Caldwell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caldwell County: www.co.caldwell.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Caldwell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adako - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Adako) 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 Adako. 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 AdakoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adako. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9047, Longitude: -81.7036    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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