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Ada is a city in Pontotoc County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Ada Reed, daughter of postmaster William J. Reed.
The latitude of Ada is 34.774N. The longitude is -96.678W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,010 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,008.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ada demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pontotoc County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Ada area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74842 ZIP code.
11% of Ada residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ada ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ada was $14,666, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Ada residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Ada, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $673.
Libraries in Ada include Ada - Hugh Warren Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Ada include Ada Evening News
TV stations in Ada include KTEN.
Pontotoc County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ada political report.
The average commute time for Ada workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ada between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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