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Welcome to Adams ...

The village of Adams is located in Gage County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Adams has a population of 617 people<3> (see below for details).

Adams is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Adams: (402) & (531)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Adams had an population of 617 people. This is an increase of 7.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Adams had a population of 573 people. This makes Adams the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Adams represents 0.03% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 182nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 573 people, the population of Adams increased 17.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 489 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Adams.

Communities Also Named Adams ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Nebraska communities named Adams: This one is located in Gage County and the other is located in Kimball County.

Beyond Nebraska, 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, Missouri (3), 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.

  • Beatrice [Gage County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beatrice have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beatrice
    • Beatrice [Gage County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,279 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beatrice
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beatrice<7>
  • Hickman [Lancaster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickman
    • Hickman [Lancaster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickman<7>
  • Tecumseh [Johnson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tecumseh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tecumseh
    • Tecumseh [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,586 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tecumseh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tecumseh<7>
  • Bennet [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennet
    • Bennet [Lancaster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 977 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bennet<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Firth [Lancaster County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Firth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Firth
      • Firth [Lancaster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 627 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Firth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Firth<7>
    • Palmyra [Otoe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmyra
      • Palmyra [Otoe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 565 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<7>
    • Cortland [Gage County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cortland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cortland
      • Cortland [Gage County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 472 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cortland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cortland<7>
    • Sterling [Johnson County]
    • Roca [Lancaster County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roca
      • Roca [Lancaster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 350 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roca<7>
    • Unadilla [Otoe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unadilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unadilla
      • Unadilla [Otoe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unadilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unadilla<7>

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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Adams, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Adams.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gage County

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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 Gage County: www.co.gage.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Gage, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adams.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adams

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4590, Longitude: -96.5074       In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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