Adams County, Idaho

county in Idaho, United States

Adams County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 3,976.[1] The county seat and largest city is Council.[2] The county was founded in 1911 and was named in honor of President John Adams.[3]

Adams County
Adams County Courthouse
Adams County Courthouse
Map of Idaho highlighting Adams County
Location within the U.S. state of Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 44°54′N 116°27′W / 44.9°N 116.45°W / 44.9; -116.45
Country United States
State Idaho
FoundedMarch 3, 1911
Named forJohn Adams
Largest cityCouncil
 • Total1,370 sq mi (3,500 km2)
 • Land1,363 sq mi (3,530 km2)
 • Water6.7 sq mi (17 km2)  0.5%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density2.9/sq mi (1.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district1st



Unincorporated communitiesEdit


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved June 28, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. - Adams County Archived August 10, 2009, at the Wayback Machine - accessed 2009-06-05