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Adams Center, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Adams Center ...

So far, we have found very little information about Adams Center. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Adams Center to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Adams Center, please Contact Us.

Adams Center would have been located within present day Adams County.

A typical abbreviation for Adams Center: Adams Ctr. (or less commonly used: Adams Cen., Adams Cent. or Adams Cntr.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Adams Center for more information about variations on the name of Adams Center.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Adams Center is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Adams Center was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Adams Center once stood is in the (608) area code.

Communities near Adams Center ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Adams Center and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Dell Prairie   [Map]   1,546   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Germantown   [Map]   1,577   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lemonweir   [Map]   1,681   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mauston   [Map]   4,375   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Necedah   [Map]   2,268   NW   18 miles [29 km]
New Chester   [Map]   1,997   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Adams Center ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Adams Center - they are located in Massachusetts and New York.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Adams Center. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Adams Center. 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 Adams Center.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Adams Center no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Adams County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Adams County: www.co.adams.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Adams Center, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Adams Center. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adams Center) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams Center. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9161, Longitude: -89.7973     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adams Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adams Center.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Adams Center.