Overview

Introduction to Adel, Georgia

Located in Cook county, Adel, Georgia, is 52 miles SE of Albany, Georgia (center to center) and 118 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida.

Adel History

The city of Adel was incorporated into the state on October 3, 1889. Originally, the region was known as Puddleville. According to historical data, the city's first postmaster, Joel Parish, saw the name "Philadelphia" on a crocus sack, took out the middle letters, and renamed the city "Adel." The city was initially a part of Berrien county, but following the formation of Cook county Adel was named its county seat.

Adel and nearby Attractions

  • Reed Bingham State Park
  • Jim Paulk-Sowega Building
  • Circlestone Country Club
  • Lowndes county Historical Society Museum

Things To Do In Adel

The 375-acre Reed Bingham State Park, situated 8 miles west of Adel, has many facilities for various outdoor activities such as boating, water skiing, camping, and fishing. The Jim Paulk-Sowega Building is nearby; constructed in 1930, the building currently houses the Adel-Cook County Chamber of Commerce. The city is also home to the 18-hole Circlestone Country Club.

Adel Transportation

The closest airport to the city is the Valdosta Regional Airport.

Adel Higher Education

College education is available at Valdosta State University, Albany State University, and Florida State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,290
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+2,149
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married39.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.6%
Median Earnings25+$29,701
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,441

Wealth

Median Family Income$38,068
% Above Poverty Level73%
% Below Poverty Level27%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone32.7%
Median Gross Rent$730
Median House Value$86,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.7%
West Indian6.8%
Haitian5.4%
Irish5.3%
English3.4%
German2.8%
Italian2.3%
Greek1.3%
African1.2%
Scottish0.9%
Jamaican0.8%
Trinidad Tobago0.7%
Norwegian0.5%
Polish0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
French Except Basque0.2%
Dutch0.2%
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Adel Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCook County
Standard Zip Codes31620
Phone Area Codes229
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude31.13
Approximate Longitude-83.42

Adel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNASHVILLE 4 N
Distance14.5 miles
Jan Temp36 to 62 F
Apr Temp50 to 78 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp52 to 79 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationMOULTRIE 2 ESE
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp40 to 60 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip50.9 inches
StationTHOMASVILLE 3 NE
Distance34.9 miles
Jan Temp40 to 63 F
Apr Temp53 to 79 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp56 to 81 F
Annual Precip54 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cecil343$38,409
Ellenton156$36,250
Hahira2,923$61,650
Lenox789$30,469
Nashville4,813$41,380
Sparks2,261$28,878

Adel Hospitals

Cook Medical Center
(Proprietary)
706 North Parrish Avenue
(229) 896-8077

Adel Public Schools

Cook High School
9900 Ga Highway 37
ZIP: 31620
(229) 896-2213
High
Total Enrollment 938
Cook Primary School
1531 Patterson St
ZIP: 31620
(229) 549-7713
Primary
Total Enrollment 978
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