Adams County , Colorado

Adams County: County in Colorado, United States

Adams County locator map
Location of Adams County on Colorado map.

About

Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 441,603 and a population density of 142 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 517,421 inhabitants. Its county seat is Brighton. The county was created 120 years ago in 1901.

Geography

Adams County is located at 39°52'25"N 104°20'16"W (39.8736300, -104.3379100). It has 7 neighbors: Arapahoe County, Broomfield County, Denver County, Jefferson County, Washington County, Morgan County and Weld County.

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Adams County Government Center

The largest city of Adams County is Aurora with a population of 379,289. Other cities include, Thornton population 141,464, Westminster population 113,166, Commerce City population 60,336 and Brighton population 41,554. See all Adams County cities & populated places.

Weather

Adams County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. more

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Adams County map

Adams County Quick Facts

Population : 517,421 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Different from : Adams County, Adams County, Adams County, Adams County, Adams County, Adams County, Adams County, Adams County, Adams County, Adams County, Adams County
Twitter username : adamscountygov
Area : 3102 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : Alva Adams
Altitude : 5,223 feet / 1592 meters
Capital : Brighton
Establishment : April 04, 1901
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 02:43:50 (3rd August 2021)
Density : 167 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 14.65% (2010-2019)
Weather : 61℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

Adams County has 7 neighbours.

  • Brighton

Demographics

The population of Adams County increased by 14.65% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 441,603 - census
2011 452,201 2.34% estimation process
2012 460,558 1.81% estimation process
2013 469,978 2% estimation process
2014 479,946 2.08% estimation process
2015 490,443 2.14% estimation process
2016 497,734 1.46% estimation process
2017 503,590 1.16% estimation process
2018 511,354 1.52% estimation process
2019 517,421 1.17% estimation process

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People born in Adams County (2)

People born in Adams County, including politician Kevin Priola, US painter & illumintor Fritz Wilhelm Pfeiffer, you can see a list of people who born in Adams County.

Other places with the same name (11)

Adams County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Adams County.

City Name Population Title
Aurora 379,289 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Thornton 141,464 City in Adams County, Colorado, United States of America
Westminster 113,166 Borough and city in London
Commerce City 60,336 City in Adams County, Colorado, United States
Brighton 41,554 County seat of Adams County, Colorado, United States
Northglenn 38,819 City in Colorado
Sherrelwood 18,287 Census-designated place in Adams County, Colorado
Welby 14,846 Census-designated place in Colorado
Lone Tree 13,082 City in Douglas County, Colorado, United States of America
Federal Heights 12,827 City in Adams County, Colorado, United States
Berkley 11,207 Census designated place
Derby 7,685
Twin Lakes 6,101 City in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America
Todd Creek 3,768 Census-designated place in Adams County, Colorado
Bennett 2,798 Town in Colorado
Strasburg 2,447

Colorado Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Colorado 5,758,736 State of the United States of America
Denver 727,211 Capital city of the state of Colorado, United States; consolidated city and county
Denver County 727,211 County in Colorado, United States, coterminous with the City of Denver
El Paso County 720,403 One of the 64 counties in the U.
Arapahoe County 656,590 County in Colorado, United States
Jefferson County 582,881 County in Colorado, United States
Colorado Springs 478,221 County seat of El Paso County, Colorado, United States
Aurora 379,289 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Larimer County 356,899 County in Colorado, United States
Douglas County 351,154 County in Colorado, United States
Boulder County 326,196 County in Colorado, United States
Weld County 324,492 County in Colorado, United States
Fort Collins 170,243 Municipality and county seat of Larimer County, Colorado, United States
Pueblo County 168,424 County in Colorado, United States
Lakewood 157,935 City in Colorado
Mesa County 154,210 County in Colorado, United States

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