A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Ada, South Carolina
Welcome to Ada ...
So far, we have found very little information about Ada. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Ada to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ada, please Contact Us.
The location of Ada has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
When the people of Ada referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Adan<4>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Ada is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: The area where Ada was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ada would have been located in the (864) area code.
Communities Also Named Ada ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Ada - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ada.
Communities near Ada ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ada.
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 Ada. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ada.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ada. 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 Ada.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ada. See our Newspapers Page for Ada.
Adding Ada to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ada in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ada was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ada on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ada on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Union County: www.countyofunion.com/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022