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Welcome to Adamstown (aka 'Adamschteddel') ...

Adamstown is primarily located in Lancaster County<1>. A portion of Adamstown extends into Berks County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Adamstown has a population of 1,880 people<3> (see below for details).

Adamstown was originally named Adamsburry.<4>

Adamstown is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Adamstown lies within the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Adamstown had an population of 1,880 people. This is an increase of 5.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 56.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Adamstown had a population of 1,789 people. This makes Adamstown the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Adamstown represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 462nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,789 people, the population of Adamstown increased 48.71% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,203 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Adamstown.

Communities Also Named Adamstown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Adamstown - it's located in Maryland.

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

Communities near Adamstown ...

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

  • Reading [Berks County]
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    • Reading [Berks County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Adamstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,375 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<7>
  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Adamstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,265 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<7>
  • Ephrata [Lancaster County]
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    • Ephrata [Lancaster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Adamstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,862 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ephrata<7>
  • Wyomissing [Berks County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyomissing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyomissing
    • Wyomissing [Berks County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Adamstown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,635 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyomissing<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lititz [Lancaster County]
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      • Lititz [Lancaster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Adamstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,465 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lititz<7>
    • New Holland [Lancaster County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Holland
      • New Holland [Lancaster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Adamstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,464 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Holland<7>
    • Shillington [Berks County]
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      • Shillington [Berks County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Adamstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,319 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shillington<7>
    • Birdsboro [Berks County]
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      • Birdsboro [Berks County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Adamstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,143 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birdsboro<7>
    • Manheim [Lancaster County]
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      • Manheim [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Adamstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,849 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manheim<7>
    • East Petersburg [Lancaster County]
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      • East Petersburg [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Adamstown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Petersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Petersburg<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Adamstown ...

Looking for more information about Adamstown? 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.

You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adamstown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Lancaster County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.co.lancaster.pa.us/

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 Lancaster, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adamstown.
<4>Adamstown is also known as Adamschteddel. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Adamstown.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adamstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adamstown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Adamstown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adamstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adamstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2412, Longitude: -76.0563       In this case, the coordinates for Adamstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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