Adams County, Wisconsin

Adams County: County in Wisconsin, United States

About

Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,875 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 20,498 inhabitants. Its county seat is Friendship. The county was created 174 years ago in 1848.

Quick Facts about Adams County

Population : 20,498 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
Area : 1783 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.2%
Land as percent of area : 93.8%
Named for : John Quincy Adams
Capital : Friendship
Establishment : March 03, 1848
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:17:31 (14th August 2022)
Density : 11 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.84% (2010-2020)
Adams County locator map
Location of Adams County on Wisconsin map.
Adams County Wisconsin Courthouse image
Adams County Wisconsin Courthouse
Adams County Wisconsin Courthouse image

Geography

Adams County is located at 43°58'11"N 89°46'14"W (43.9696300, -89.7706400). It has 7 neighbors: Portage County, Columbia County, Juneau County, Marquette County, Sauk County, Waushara County and Wood County.

Adams County map

Adams County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Friendship 2,632 Village in Adams County, Wisconsin
Adams 1,382 Civil town in Adams County, Wisconsin
Strongs Prairie 1,149 Civil town in Adams County, Wisconsin, United States
Easton 1,130 Civil town in Adams County, Wisconsin
Big Flats 1,013 Civil town in Adams County, Wisconsin

Adams County has 7 neighbours.

  • Friendship

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Adams County decreased by 1.84% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,875 - census
2011 20,769 -0.51% estimation process
2012 20,417 -1.72% estimation process
2013 20,413 -0.02% estimation process
2014 20,125 -1.43% estimation process
2015 20,028 -0.48% estimation process
2016 19,982 -0.23% estimation process
2017 19,900 -0.41% estimation process
2018 20,341 2.17% estimation process
2019 20,220 -0.6% estimation process
2020 20,498 1.36% estimation process

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People born in Adams County (2)

People born in Adams County, including mayor Marion E. Hay, judge William A. Anderson, .

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Other places with the same name (12)

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