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Welcome to Adams ...

The Town of Adams is located in Jackson 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 1,390 people<3> (see below for details).

Adams is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Adams had an population of 1,390 people. This is an increase of 3.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Adams had a population of 1,342 people (which is 6.56% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Adams the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Adams represents 0.02% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 658th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,342 people, the population of Adams increased 11.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,208 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 Jackson County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Adams. Those communities are located in the following counties: Adams and Green 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.

  • Black River Falls [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black River Falls
    • Black River Falls [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,465 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black River Falls
  • Brockway [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockway
    • Brockway [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,860 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockway
  • Neillsville [Clark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neillsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neillsville
    • Neillsville [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neillsville
  • Little Falls [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Falls
    • Little Falls [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,600 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Albion [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,239 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Pine Valley [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Valley
      • Pine Valley [Clark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,171 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Valley
    • Alma [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
      • Alma [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,089 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Pigeon [Trempealeau County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pigeon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pigeon
      • Pigeon [Trempealeau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 922 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pigeon
    • Irving [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irving have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irving
      • Irving [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 778 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irving
    • Manchester [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 725 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Jackson County: www.co.jackson.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 Jackson, 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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: 44.3530, Longitude: -90.8307       In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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