Adams County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Adams County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 32,297 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Natchez.[2] The county was created on April 2, 1799. It is named for John Adams, the second President of the United States.

Adams County
Adams County Courthouse in Natchez
Adams County Courthouse in Natchez
Map of Mississippi highlighting Adams County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°29′N 91°21′W / 31.48°N 91.35°W / 31.48; -91.35
Country United States
Founded1799
Named forJohn Adams
SeatNatchez
Largest cityNatchez
Area
 • Total488 sq mi (1,260 km2)
 • Land462 sq mi (1,200 km2)
 • Water25 sq mi (60 km2)  5.2%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total32,297
 • Density70/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websitewww.adamscountyms.net

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.