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Welcome to Fordham ...

So far, we have found very little information about Fordham. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Fordham to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Fordham, please Contact Us.




Fordham would have been located within present day Adams County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Fordham is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Fordham was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Fordham once stood is in the (608) area code.

Communities near Fordham ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fordham and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Adams   [Map]   1,297   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Adams   [Map]   1,866   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Germantown   [Map]   1,622   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lemonweir   [Map]   1,714   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Necedah   [Map]   2,332   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Chester   [Map]   1,999   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fordham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Fordham - they are located in Illinois, Missouri, New York (2), Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fordham. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fordham. 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 Fordham.

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

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The official website for Adams County: www.co.adams.wi.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Fordham, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fordham - 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 'straight-line' distance that begins in Fordham. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fordham) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fordham. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9819, Longitude: -89.7390     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fordham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fordham.

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