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Adams County, IL
The county was named for John Quincy Adams

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Adams County is one of 102 counties in Illinois.

The county is in the Quincy metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 66,916. This was a decrease of  -1.99% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$34,784
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 $26,515. This was an increase of 20.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 86% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Quincy

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43% of Adams County residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 Amen Cemetery, Baker Cemetery, Booth Cemetery, Broady Cemetery, Burden Cemetery, Burton Cemetery, Byler Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Cate-Manard Cemetery, Clark Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Adams County include Beverly, Burton, Camp Point, Camp Point, Clayton, Clayton, Coatsburg, Columbus, Columbus, Concord ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Adams County include Blessing - Rieman College of Nursing, John Wood Community College, Quincy University ... View colleges

School districts in Adams County include Adams/Pike Roe, Central Cusd #3, Community Unit Schools Dist 4, Liberty Countymm Unit Schools Dist 2, Payson Countymm Unit Schools Dist 1, Quincy Schools District 172 ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Adams County include Camp Point Public Library, Clayton Public Library, Four Star Public Library, Golden Branch, Quincy Public Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Adams County include Quincy Herald-Whig ... 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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Travel

Airports in Adams County include Quincy Regional-Baldwin Field

Hotels in Adams County include Comfort Inn Quincy, Days Inn-Quincy Riverside, Fairfield Inn by Marriott Quincy, Hampton Inn Quincy, Holiday Inn, Stoney Creek Inn-Quincy, Super 8

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Adams County, IL

Pros: It's a small town where you know most of the people...

Cons: There isn't much advertisement of things that are going on in Quincy...

This is a good place to Raise a family, especially if you love the arts.

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