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Town of Adams, Wisconsin
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The location of Town of Adams

Welcome to Adams ...

The Town of Adams is located in Adams County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Adams has a population of 1,320 people<2> (see below for details).

Adams is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Adams: (608)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Adams had a population of 1,345 people (or 6.44% of the total population of Adams County). This makes Adams the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Adams represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 653rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,345 people, the population of Adams increased 6.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,267 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Adams had an population of 1,320 people. This is a decrease of 1.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.18% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Adams ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2018
Dell Prairie   [Map]   1,571   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Germantown   [Map]   1,657   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lemonweir   [Map]   1,715   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lyndon   [Map]   1,395   S   18 miles [29 km]
Mauston   [Map]   4,370   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Necedah   [Map]   2,353   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Adams ...

While we believe that this Adams is located in Adams County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Adams. Those communities are located in the following counties: Green and Jackson County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 3 communities that are also named Adams - they are located in and New York.

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

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 Adams. 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. 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Adams County

About Wisconsin

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 Adams County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams - 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 '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- Adams) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Adams. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Adams

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9386, Longitude: -89.8076     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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