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Welcome to Adams Ridge ...

Adams Ridge is located in Defiance County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Adams Ridge: Adams Rdg. (or less commonly used: Adams Rdge. or Adams Ridg.)

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

Adams Ridge is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Adams Ridge: (419) & (567)<4>

Adding Adams Ridge 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 Adams Ridge in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Adams Ridge elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Adams Ridge ...

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

  • Defiance [Defiance County]
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    • Defiance [Defiance County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,634 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Defiance<6>
  • Bryan [Williams County]
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    • Bryan [Williams County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Adams Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,230 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryan<6>
  • Napoleon [Henry County]
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    • Napoleon [Henry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Adams Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,207 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napoleon<6>
  • Wauseon [Fulton County]
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    • Wauseon [Fulton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Adams Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,410 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wauseon<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Archbold [Fulton County]
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      • Archbold [Fulton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Adams Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,319 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbold<6>
    • Delta [Fulton County]
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      • Delta [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Adams Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<6>
    • West Unity [Williams County]
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      • West Unity [Williams County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Adams Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,672 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Unity<6>
    • Stryker [Williams County]
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      • Stryker [Williams County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Adams Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,300 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stryker<6>
    • Fayette [Fulton County]
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      • Fayette [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Adams Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,241 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<6>
    • Liberty Center [Henry County]
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      • Liberty Center [Henry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Adams Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty Center<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adams Ridge ...

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

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About Defiance County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Defiance County: www.defiance-county.com/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Defiance, 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 Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (567) is an overlay for area code (419).
<5>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- Adams Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3987, Longitude: -84.2655       In this case, the coordinates for Adams Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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