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Welcome to Adamsville ...

Adamsville is located in Newport County<1>.

Adamsville is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Adamsville lies within the (401) area code.

Websites for Adamsville ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Adding Adamsville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Adamsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Adamsville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Adamsville on a Rand McNally Map of Rhode Island (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Adamsville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Adamsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Adamsville - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (4), Kansas, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Adamsville ...

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

  • New Bedford [Bristol County]
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    • New Bedford [Bristol County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Adamsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 95,363 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bedford
  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Adamsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 89,541 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall River have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fall River
  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Adamsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 81,004 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Dartmouth [Bristol County]
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    • Dartmouth [Bristol County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Adamsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,188 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dartmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dartmouth
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Kingstown [Washington County]
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      • North Kingstown [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Adamsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Kingstown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Kingstown
    • Newport [Newport County]
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      • Newport [Newport County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Adamsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,334 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Bristol [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Bristol County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Adamsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,915 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Somerset [Bristol County]
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      • Somerset [Bristol County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Adamsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somerset have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerset
    • Portsmouth [Newport County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portsmouth
      • Portsmouth [Newport County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Adamsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portsmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portsmouth
    • Swansea [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swansea
      • Swansea [Bristol County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Adamsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swansea have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swansea

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adamsville ...

Looking for more information about Adamsville? 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 Adamsville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Adamsville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Rhode Island: https://www.ri.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of the state's counties, including Newport, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adamsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Adamsville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adamsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5542, Longitude: -71.1292    
<4>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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