Place:Adams, Illinois, United States

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NameAdams
Alt namesAdamssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.967°N 91.183°W
Located inIllinois, United States     (1825 - )
See alsoMadison, Illinois, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Adams County is the westernmost county of the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 67,103, which is a decrease of 1.7% from 68,277 in 2000. Its county seat is Quincy.

Adams County is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1817 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1826 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1830 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1877 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 2,186
1840 14,476
1850 26,508
1860 41,323
1870 56,362
1880 59,135
1890 61,888
1900 67,058
1910 64,588
1920 62,188
1930 62,784
1940 65,229
1950 64,690
1960 68,467
1970 70,861
1980 71,622
1990 66,090

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Adams County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.co.adams.il.us/


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