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Welcome to Adma ...

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

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


Adma would have been located within present day Barbour County<2>.

The location of Adma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Adma is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Adma was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Adma still existed, it would have been in the (304) & (681)<5> area codes.

Communities near Adma ...

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

  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Adma
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,681 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<7>
  • Elkins [Randolph County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkins have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Adma
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,026 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<7>
  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhannon
    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Adma
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<7>
  • Grafton [Taylor County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Philippi [Barbour County]
    • Belington [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belington
      • Belington [Barbour County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Adma
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,866 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<7>
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Adma
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
    • Parsons [Tucker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parsons have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parsons
      • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Adma
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,412 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<7>
    • Anmoore [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anmoore have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anmoore
      • Anmoore [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Adma
      • Estimated population in 2018: 743 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anmoore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anmoore<7>
    • Beverly [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Adma
      • Estimated population in 2018: 674 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<7>

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Barbour County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.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 Adma, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Barbour, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Adma) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0759, Longitude: -80.0379       In this case, the coordinates for Adma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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