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Welcome to Adams ...

The Town of Adams is located in Adams County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Adams has a population of 1,321 people<3> (see below for details).

Adams is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Adams had an population of 1,321 people. This is a decrease of 1.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.26% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Adams ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Adams.

  • Mauston [Juneau County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mauston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mauston
    • Mauston [Juneau County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,355 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mauston
  • Rome [Adams County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
    • Rome [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rome
  • New Lisbon [Juneau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Lisbon
    • New Lisbon [Juneau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,546 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Lisbon
  • Necedah [Juneau County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Necedah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Necedah
    • Necedah [Juneau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Necedah
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Chester [Adams County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Chester
      • New Chester [Adams County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,892 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Chester
    • Lemonweir [Juneau County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemonweir have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemonweir
      • Lemonweir [Juneau County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,713 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemonweir
    • Germantown [Juneau County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Germantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
      • Germantown [Juneau County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,687 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Dell Prairie [Adams County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dell Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dell Prairie
      • Dell Prairie [Adams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dell Prairie
    • Lyndon [Juneau County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndon
      • Lyndon [Juneau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyndon
    • Preston [Adams County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Preston
      • Preston [Adams County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,380 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston

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.

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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: www.co.adams.wi.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Adams, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adams.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn 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 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       In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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