Adair County, Missouri
Adair County is a county in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 25,607. The county seat is Kirksville. The county was founded on January 29, 1841, and named for Governor John Adair of Kentucky.
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 200.