Adams County, Pennsylvania

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Adams County
Adams County Courthouse
Official seal of Adams County
Seal
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Adams County
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Map of the United States highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°52′N 77°13′W / 39.87°N 77.22°W / 39.87; -77.22
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
FoundedJanuary 22, 1800
Named forJohn Adams
SeatGettysburg
Largest boroughGettysburg
Area
 • Total522 sq mi (1,350 km2)
 • Land519 sq mi (1,340 km2)
 • Water3.1 sq mi (8 km2)  0.6%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
102,811
 • Density197/sq mi (76/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district13th
Websitewww.adamscounty.us
TypeCity
DesignatedNovember 6, 1982[1]

Adams County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the county had a population of 101,407.[2] The county seat is Gettysburg.

References[change | change source]

  1. "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved January 25, 2014.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 2, 2020.