Adams County, Mississippi

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Adams County, Mississippi
Adams County Courthouse, Natchez, MS IMG 6982.JPG
Adams County Courthouse in Natchez
Location within Mississippi
Location within Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Founded1799
Named forJohn Adams
SeatNatchez
Largest cityNatchez
Area
 • Total488 sq mi (1,264 km2)
 • Land462 sq mi (1,197 km2)
 • Water25 sq mi (65 km2), 5.2%
Population
 • (2010)32,297
 • Density70/sq mi (30/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.adamscountyms.net

Adams County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 32,297 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Natchez.[2] The county was created on April 2, 1799. It is named for John Adams, the second President of the United States.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.