RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Adams, West Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other WV
Communities

















Welcome to Adams ...

Adams is located in Boone County<1>.

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

Adams is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Adams lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Adams: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Adams ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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 Wisconsin (2).

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.

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<6>
  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Charleston
    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,047 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<6>
  • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Albans
    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,918 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<6>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunbar
    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,093 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nitro [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitro
      • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,373 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<6>
    • Madison [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [Boone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,673 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
      • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,414 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
    • Marmet [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marmet
      • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,366 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmet<6>
    • Belle [Kanawha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle
      • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<6>
    • Chapmanville [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapmanville
      • Chapmanville [Logan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Adams
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,094 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapmanville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapmanville<6>

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.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adams ...

Looking for more information about Adams? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Adams, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Adams.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community in West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Boone, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1701, Longitude: -81.8523       In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 11 Jul 2020