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. Latter-day Saint exiles from Missouri found refuge in county, early 1839.

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