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Welcome to Adamston ...

Adamston is located in Harrison County<1>.

Adamston is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Adamston: (304) and (681)<3>

Adding Adamston to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Adamston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Adamston was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Adamston on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Adamston on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Adamston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Adamston - it's located in New Jersey.

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

Communities near Adamston ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Adamston.

  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Adamston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<5>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
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    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Adamston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<5>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
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    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Adamston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,982 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<5>
  • Weston [Lewis County]
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    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Adamston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Philippi [Barbour County]
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      • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Adamston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<5>
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Adamston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
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    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
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      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Adamston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<5>
    • Mannington [Marion County]
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      • Mannington [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Adamston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<5>
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
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      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Adamston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
    • Salem [Harrison County]
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      • Salem [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Adamston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<5>

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 Adamston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Adamston.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Adamston. 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 Adamston.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adamston. See our Newspapers Page for Adamston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adamston ...

Looking for more information about Adamston? 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 Adamston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Adamston.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Adamston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

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 Harrison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adamston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<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- Adamston) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Adamston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AdamstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adamston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2907, Longitude: -80.3579    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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