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The location of Adamstown

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

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

The location of Adamstown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Adamstown has a population of 1,850 people<2> (see below for details).

Adamstown was originally named Adamsburry.<3>

Adamstown is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Adamstown: (717)

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Adamstown had an population of 1,850 people. This is an increase of 3.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 53.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Adamstown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Adamstown and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Birdsboro   [Map]   5,167   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Petersburg   [Map]   4,524   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Ephrata   [Map]   13,885   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   59,708   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lititz   [Map]   9,415   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Manheim   [Map]   4,887   W   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Adamstown. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adamstown.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Adamstown:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Adamstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Adamstown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adamstown.

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<3>Adamstown is also known as Adamschteddel. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Adamstown.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adamstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 for our own planning, 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adamstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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