Place:Adams, Washington, United States

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NameAdams
Alt namesAdamssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates46.983°N 118.517°W
Located inWashington, United States     (1883 - )
See alsoWhitman, Washington, 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 a county located in the State of Washington. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,728. The county seat is at Ritzville, and its largest city is Othello.

Adams County was formed out of Whitman County on November 28, 1883 and is named for the second President of the United States, John Adams.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1883 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1884 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1885 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1891 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1891 Marriage 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
1890 2,098
1900 4,840
1910 10,920
1920 9,623
1930 7,719
1940 6,209
1950 6,584
1960 9,929
1970 12,014
1980 13,267
1990 13,603

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