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Welcome to Adams ...

Adams is located in Schleicher County<1>.

The location of Adams has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Adams is 2,290 feet [698 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Adams is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Adams lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Adams lies within the (325) area code.

Communities Also Named Adams ...

While we believe that this Adams is located in Schleicher County, we know of another 2 Texas communities named Adams. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bexar and Lamar County.

Beyond Texas, there are 51 communities that are also named Adams - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (5), Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Adams ...

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

  • Fort McKavett [Menard County] - Historic
  • Eldorado [Schleicher County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldorado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldorado
    • Eldorado [Schleicher County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the west of Adams
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,630 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldorado
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldorado
  • Christoval [Tom Green County]
  • Live Oak [Concho County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Live Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Live Oak
    • Live Oak [Concho County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Live Oak
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Menard [Menard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menard
      • Menard [Menard County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the east of Adams
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,398 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menard
    • Vancourt [Tom Green County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vancourt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vancourt
      • Vancourt [Tom Green County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the north of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancourt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancourt
    • Wall [Tom Green County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wall
      • Wall [Tom Green County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the north of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wall
    • Eden [Concho County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Concho County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,874 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden
    • Knickerbocker [Tom Green County]
    • Eola [Concho County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adams ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Schleicher County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Schleicher, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adams) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9346, Longitude: -100.2648       In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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