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Welcome to Ada ...
When the people of Ada refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Adan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ada has a population of 17,242 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ada.
Ada is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ada lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ada is located in the (580) area code.
The ZIP code for Ada: 74820<5>
Websites for Ada ...
Official Website: www.adaok.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ada had an population of 17,242 people. This is an increase of 2.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.88% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ada had a population of 16,810 people (which is 44.84% of the total population of Pontotoc County). This makes Ada the county's most populous community.
The population of Ada represents 0.45% of the population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 16,810 people, the population of Ada increased 7.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,691 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ada.
Adding Ada to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ada 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 Ada was on a map titled Map of Oklahoma (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Ada on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Oklahoma (1950).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ada on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Ada ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Ada - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ada.
Communities near Ada ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ada.
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 Ada. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ada.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ada. 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 Ada.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ada. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ada.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ada ...
Looking for more information about Ada? 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 Ada, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ada.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ada: www.adaok.com/
The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2021