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Welcome to Adams ...

Adams is located in Middlesex County<1>.

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

Adams is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska (2), 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.

  • New Brunswick [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Brunswick
    • New Brunswick [Middlesex County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Brunswick
  • Perth Amboy [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perth Amboy
    • Perth Amboy [Middlesex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,390 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perth Amboy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perth Amboy
  • Plainfield [Union County]
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    • Plainfield [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 50,317 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainfield
  • Linden [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
    • Linden [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 42,361 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
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    • Rahway [Union County]
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      • Rahway [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,895 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rahway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rahway
    • Westfield [Union County]
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      • Westfield [Union County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
    • Summit [Union County]
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      • Summit [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,897 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • South Amboy [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Amboy
      • South Amboy [Middlesex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,176 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Amboy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Amboy
    • Bloomfield [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomfield
      • Bloomfield [Richmond County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,307 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • Dunham's Corner [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunham's Corner
      • Dunham's Corner [Middlesex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunham's Corner

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Middlesex 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 Middlesex County: www.co.middlesex.nj.us/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Middlesex, 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 Adams - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adams) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4509, Longitude: -74.4932       In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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