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Adams, Wisconsin
(Adams County)

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Welcome to Adams ...

The city of Adams is located in Adams County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Adams has a population of 1,895 people<1> (see below for details).

Adams is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Adams is located in the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Adams had an population of 1,895 people. This is a decrease of 3.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.99% 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 starting from Adams and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2018
Dell Prairie   [Map]   1,571   S   18 miles [29 km]
Germantown   [Map]   1,657   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lemonweir   [Map]   1,715   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mauston   [Map]   4,370   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Necedah   [Map]   2,353   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
New Chester   [Map]   2,056   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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) 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, we've provided the following link: 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: 43.9578, Longitude: -89.8177     [Map].

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