Adams County, Mississippi
Adams County Courthouse in Natchez
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
|Named for||John Adams|
|• Total||488 sq mi (1,260 km2)|
|• Land||462 sq mi (1,200 km2)|
|• Water||25 sq mi (60 km2) 5.2%%|
|• Density||70/sq mi (30/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Adams County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 32,297 people lived there. The county seat is Natchez. The county was created on April 2, 1799. It is named for John Adams, the second President of the United States.