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Welcome to Adrian ...

The city of Adrian is located in the Texas Panhandle.

Adrian is located in Oldham County.

The location of Adrian has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Adrian refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Adrianite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Adrian has a population of 171 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Adrian was established in 1900.

Adrian is 4,030 feet [1,228 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Adrian is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Adrian (for example, toward Logan (NM)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Adrian lies within the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Adrian: 79001<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Adrian had a population of 166 people (which is 8.09% of the total population of Oldham County). This makes Adrian the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 166 people, the population of Adrian increased 4.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 159 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Adrian had an population of 171 people. This is an increase of 3.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.55% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Adrian.

Communities near Adrian ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Adrian and not the distance if driven.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Glenrio (NM) - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Nara Visa (NM)   [Map]   ---   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Boise - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bushland   [Map]   ---   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Channing   [Map]   348   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Glenrio - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   22 miles [35.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Adrian.

Communities Also Named Adrian ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Adrian - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Adrian. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Adrian. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adrian.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Adrian:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adrian ...

Looking for more information about Adrian? 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 Adrian, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Adrian.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Adrian refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Adrian may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adrian.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adrian - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Adrian). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Adrian or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adrian) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adrian. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2752, Longitude: -102.6651     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adrian have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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