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Welcome to Adamsville ...

Adamsville is located in Harrison County<1>.

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

Adamsville is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Adamsville: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Adamsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Adamsville - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (4), Kansas, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Adamsville ...

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

  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Adamsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
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    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Adamsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,424 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<6>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
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    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Adamsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,782 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<6>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
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    • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Adamsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,968 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Philippi [Barbour County]
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      • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Adamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,239 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<6>
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Adamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,141 people
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    • Mannington [Marion County]
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      • Mannington [Marion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Adamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,010 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<6>
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
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      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Adamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Salem [Harrison County]
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      • Salem [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Adamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,511 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
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      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Adamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adamsville ...

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

Adding Adamsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Adamsville 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 Adamsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Harrison County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Adamsville. 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 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 Adamsville - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adamsville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adamsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3954, Longitude: -80.2445       In this case, the coordinates for Adamsville 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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