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Adams County, PA
The county was named for President John Adams

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Adams County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Adams County metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 98,322. This was an increase of  7.70% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$42,704
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Adams County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Adams County was $26,957. This was an increase of 24.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 87% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Gettysburg
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 8 in production of apples
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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39% of Adams County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Adams County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Adams County include Biglerville Cemetery, Blacks Cemetery, Conewago Chapel Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Lincoln Cemetery, Lower Marsh Creek Cemetery, McClelland Cemetery, Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Tabor Cemetery, New Oxford Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Adams County include Abbottstown, Arendtsville, Bendersville, Berwick, Biglerville, Bonneauville, Butler, Carroll Valley, Cashtown, Conewago ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Adams County include Gettysburg College, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg ... View colleges

School districts in Adams County include Bermudian Springs SD, Conewago Valley SD, Fairfield Area SD, Gettysburg Area SD, Littlestown Area SD, Upper Adams SD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Adams County include Adams County Library System, East Berlin Community Library, New Oxford Area Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Adams County include Gettysburg Times ... View newspapers

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Politics

Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Adams County political report.

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Hotels in Adams County include Best Inn, Best Western Gettysburg, Best Western Gettysburg Hotel, Budget Host Three Crowns Motor Lodg, Colton Motel, Comfort Inn Gettysburg, Country Inn & Suites Gettysburg, Days Inn Gettysburg, Econo Lodge, Hilton Garden Inn Gettysburg ... More hotels

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