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Adams County, Illinois

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Adams County was formed in 1825 out of Pike County. Its name is in honor of the sixth President of the United States, John Quincy Adams.
 

Cities & Towns:

Quincy (City)

Beverly Twp.
Burton Twp.
Camp Point Twp.
Clayton Twp.
Columbus Twp.
Concord Twp.
Ellington Twp.
Fall Creek Twp.
Gilmer Twp.
Honey Creek Twp.
Houston Twp.

Keene Twp.
Liberty Twp.
Lima Twp.
McKee Twp.
Melrose Twp.
Mendon Twp.
Northeast Twp.
Payson Twp.
Quincy Twp.
Richfield Twp.
Riverside Twp.
Ursa Twp.

Villages:

Camp Point
Clayton
Coatsburg
Columbus
Golden
La Prairie

Liberty
Lima
Loraine
Payson
Plaineville
Ursa

Unincorporated Communities:

Beverly
Bigneck
Burton
Fall Creek
Fowler
Hickory Grove
Kellerville

Kingston
Marblehead
Marcelline
Meyer
North Quincy
Paloma
Richfield


County Courthouse
507 Vermont St
Quincy, IL 62301-2920
Phone: (217)277-2150
Website: http://www.co.adams.il.us

County Seat: Quincy
County Organized: 1825
Square Miles: 855.20

CITY, TOWNSHIPS, VILLAGES, ETC.


 

ADJACENT COUNTIES:
1. Hancock County
2. Schuyler County
3. Brown County
4.Pike County

When it was created, Hancock County was temporarily attached to Adams until it could organize a county government

Adams County reduced to its current borders in 1829.


 

 

 

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