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Welcome to Adams ...

Adams is located in Armstrong County<1>.

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

Adams is 1,300 feet [396 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 ...

While we believe that this Adams is located in Armstrong County, we know of another 3 Pennsylvania communities named Adams. Those communities are located in the following counties: Huntingdon, Schuylkill and Somerset County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, 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 Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, 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.

  • Butler [Butler County]
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    • Butler [Butler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2018: 12,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<5>
  • Kittanning [Armstrong County]
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    • Kittanning [Armstrong County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,773 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kittanning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kittanning<5>
  • Ford City [Armstrong County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ford City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ford City
    • Ford City [Armstrong County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,793 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ford City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ford City<5>
  • Freeport [Armstrong County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeport
    • Freeport [Armstrong County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,696 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeport<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saxonburg [Butler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxonburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saxonburg
      • Saxonburg [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,453 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saxonburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saxonburg<5>
    • West Kittanning [Armstrong County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Kittanning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Kittanning
      • West Kittanning [Armstrong County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,103 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Kittanning
    • Chicora [Butler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chicora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicora
      • Chicora [Butler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2018: 967 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicora<5>
    • New Bethlehem [Clarion County]
    • East Brady [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Brady
      • East Brady [Clarion County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2018: 908 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Brady<5>
    • Rimersburg [Clarion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rimersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rimersburg
      • Rimersburg [Clarion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2018: 889 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rimersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rimersburg<5>

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 Armstrong 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 State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Armstrong, 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 'point-to-point' 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: 40.9412, Longitude: -79.6423       In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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