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Welcome to Adamstown (aka 'Adamschteddel') ...
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).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Adamstown.
The community of Adamstown has also been called Adamschteddel. Going back to its beginning, Adamstown was originally named Adamsburry<4>. For more information about the names of Adamstown, see The Names of Adamstown on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Adding Adamstown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Adamstown 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 Adamstown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Adamstown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Adamstown on our Genealogy Page.
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.
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 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 ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jun 2021