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Welcome to Adams Center ...

Adams Center is located in Jefferson County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Adams Center: Adams Ctr. (or less commonly used: Adams Cen., Adams Cent. or Adams Cntr.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Adams Center for more information about variations on the name of Adams Center.

Adams Center is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Adams Center is within the (315) area code.

The ZIP code for Adams Center: 13606<3>

Communities Also Named Adams Center ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Adams Center - they are located in Massachusetts and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Adams Center ...

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

  • Watertown (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watertown
    • Watertown lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams Center and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,330 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watertown<5>
  • Le Ray (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Le Ray
    • Le Ray lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams Center and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,680 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Ray have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Ray
  • Brownville (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownville
    • Brownville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Adams Center and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,876 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownville
  • Watertown (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watertown
    • Watertown lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams Center and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,426 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watertown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watertown
  • Champion (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion
    • Champion lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams Center and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,236 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Champion
  • Sandy Creek (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Creek
    • Sandy Creek lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Adams Center and is located in Oswego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,729 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Creek
  • Hounsfield (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hounsfield
    • Hounsfield lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Adams Center and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hounsfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hounsfield
  • Ellisburg (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisburg
    • Ellisburg lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Adams Center and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,284 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisburg
  • Rutland (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutland
    • Rutland lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams Center and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,845 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutland
  • Pamelia (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pamelia
    • Pamelia lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Adams Center and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,837 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pamelia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pamelia

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adams Center ...

Looking for more information about Adams Center? 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 Center, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Adams Center.

Adding Adams Center to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Adams Center 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 Center was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Adams Center in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Adams Center). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Adams Center or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Adams Center) 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 Adams Center. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adams CenterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8602, Longitude: -76.0056    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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