County
Adams County
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States of America

Adams County, Illinois

Summary

Situated in western Illinois; bounded on west by Mississippi River. Organized from Pike Co., 1825. Quincy established as county seat, 1825. Population in 1830 about 2,200. Population in 1840 about 14,500. Mormon exiles from Missouri found refuge in county, early 1839.

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