Adams, Green County, Wisconsin

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Adams, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Adams, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°43′13″N 89°45′48″W / 42.72028°N 89.76333°W / 42.72028; -89.76333Coordinates: 42°43′13″N 89°45′48″W / 42.72028°N 89.76333°W / 42.72028; -89.76333
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Green
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Land 36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 843 ft (257 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 464
 • Density 12.8/sq mi (5.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-00325[2]
GNIS feature ID 1582655[1]

Adams is a town in Green County, Wisconsin, United States. There were 464 people living in Adams as of the 2000 Census. The town has an area of 36.2 square miles, thanks to the United States Census Bureau.

History[change | change source]

The first settlers were Cornish lead miners. They were followed by settlers from New England, Ireland, Switzerland, and Norway. The town has been the home of a Lutheran and a Catholic parish. Saint Francis Catholic Church was made by Catholic immigrants from Ireland. Later, the parish joined with Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Argyle, Wisconsin. The church was later torn down. Only the cemetery is still there.

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