Adams County , Pennsylvania

Adams County: County in Pennsylvania, United States

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

About

Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 101,407 and a population density of 75 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 102,742 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gettysburg. The county was created 221 years ago in 1800.

Adams PA Courthouse 1 image
Adams PA Courthouse 1
Adams PA Courthouse 1 image

Geography

Adams County is located at 39°52'17"N 77°13'4"W (39.8714500, -77.2178900). It has 3 neighbors: Frederick County, Cumberland County and Franklin County.

Adams County map

The largest city of Adams County is Whitehall with a population of 27,919. Other cities include, Gettysburg population 7,708, Bridgeport population 4,565, Littlestown population 4,498 and Mount Pleasant population 4,186. See all Adams County cities & populated places.

Weather

Adams County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. more

Adams County Quick Facts

Population : 102,742 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (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
Area : 1351 km2
Official name : Adams County
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : John Adams
Capital : Gettysburg
Establishment : January 01, 1800
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:51:09 (27th October 2021)
Density : 76 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.3% (2010-2020)
Weather : 66℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Adams County has 3 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Adams County increased by 1.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 101,407 - census
2011 101,474 0.07% estimation process
2012 101,254 -0.22% estimation process
2013 101,137 -0.12% estimation process
2014 101,353 0.21% estimation process
2015 101,808 0.45% estimation process
2016 101,911 0.1% estimation process
2017 102,562 0.63% estimation process
2018 103,062 0.49% estimation process
2019 103,009 -0.05% estimation process
2020 102,742 -0.26% estimation process

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People born in Adams County (10)

People born in Adams County, including politician Henry R. Brinkerhoff, politician Joel Funk Asper, Recipient of the Medal of Honor Daniel P. Reigle, you can see a list of people who born in Adams County.

Other places with the same name (12)

Adams County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Whitehall 27,919 Borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Hampton 18,119 Census designated place
Hilltown 16,031 Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Marshall 9,869 Township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Gettysburg 7,708 Borough and the county seat of Adams County in the U.
Bridgeport 4,565 Borough of Pennsylvania
Littlestown 4,498 Borough of Pennsylvania
Mount Pleasant 4,186 Borough in Pennsylvania
Carroll Valley 3,930 Borough of Pennsylvania
McSherrystown 3,080 Borough of Pennsylvania
Latimore 2,696 Township of Pennsylvania
Lake Meade 2,563 Census designated place
Bonneauville 1,837 Borough of Pennsylvania
New Oxford 1,808 City in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
East Berlin 1,542 Borough in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lake Heritage 1,333 Census-designated place in Adams County, Pennsylvania

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