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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Adamstown has a population of 1,838 people<1> (see below for details).

Adamstown was originally named Adamsburry.<2>

Adamstown is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 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 (which had a count of 1,203 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Adamstown had an population of 1,838 people. This is an increase of 2.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 52.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Adamstown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Adamstown and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Birdsboro   [Map]   5,142   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Petersburg   [Map]   4,520   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Ephrata   [Map]   13,833   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   59,218   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lititz   [Map]   9,210   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Manheim   [Map]   4,856   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Adamstown. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Adamstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Adamstown.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Adamstown. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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: www.state.pa.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Adamstown is also known as Adamschteddel. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Adamstown.

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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Adamstown. A straight line distance ignores things 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 that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Adamstown.