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Welcome to Adams ...

Adams is located in Hill Country.

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

The area code for Adams: (325)

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 6 communities that are near Adams.

  • Fort McKavett ‑ Historic
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Eldorado
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldorado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Eldorado is located in Schleicher County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,566 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldorado
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Eldorado
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldorado <4>
  • Christoval
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Live Oak
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast)
    • 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.
    • Live Oak is located in Concho County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Live Oak
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Live Oak
  • Menard
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the east)
  • Vancourt
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the north)

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.

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

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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 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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