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Welcome to Adams ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Adams has a population of 1,899 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Adams.

Adams is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adams is within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Adams had an population of 1,899 people. This is a decrease of 3.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Adams had a population of 1,967 people (or 9.42% of the total population of Adams County). This makes Adams the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Adams represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 453rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,967 people, the population of Adams increased 2.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,914 people).

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

Communities Also Named Adams ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Adams: This one is located in Adams County and the other is located in Walworth County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 51 communities that are also named Adams - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (5), Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.

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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mauston
    • Mauston [Juneau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Adams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,358 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mauston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mauston
  • New Lisbon [Juneau County]
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    • New Lisbon [Juneau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Adams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,547 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Lisbon
  • Westfield [Marquette County]
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    • Westfield [Marquette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Adams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
  • Necedah [Juneau County]
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    • Necedah [Juneau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Adams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 923 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Necedah
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oxford [Marquette County]
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      • Oxford [Marquette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Adams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Lyndon Station [Juneau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndon Station
      • Lyndon Station [Juneau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Adams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndon Station have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyndon Station
    • Coloma [Waushara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coloma
      • Coloma [Waushara County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Adams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coloma have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coloma
    • Hancock [Waushara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hancock
      • Hancock [Waushara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hancock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hancock
    • Arkdale [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkdale
      • Arkdale [Adams County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkdale
    • Easton [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
      • Easton [Adams County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Adams
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton

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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About Adams County

About Wisconsin

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adams.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AdamsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9578, Longitude: -89.8177    
<5>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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