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Adams Center, Wisconsin

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The location of Adams Center

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.

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

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.<3>.

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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mauston   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Adams Center

Located in Juneau County

Wisconsin Dells   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Adams Center

Located in Columbia County

Town of Rome   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Adams Center

New Lisbon   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Adams Center

Located in Juneau County

Town of Necedah   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Adams Center

Located in Juneau County

Town of New Chester   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Adams Center

Adams   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of Adams Center

Town of Lemonweir   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Adams Center

Located in Juneau County

Town of Germantown   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Adams Center

Located in Juneau County

Town of Dell Prairie   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Adams Center

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.

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 Adams Center. 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 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:

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Adams County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Adams County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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 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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<3>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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<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 from Point A (ie- Adams Center) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams Center. The point we use 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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