Adams County, Pennsylvania

county in Pennsylvania, United States

Adams County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2020 census, the county had a population of 103,852.[2] The county seat is Gettysburg.

Adams County
Adams County Courthouse in Gettysburg
Adams County Courthouse in Gettysburg
Official seal of Adams County
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Adams County
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Map of the United States highlighting Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°52′N 77°13′W / 39.87°N 77.22°W / 39.87; -77.22
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
FoundedJanuary 22, 1800
Named forJohn Adams
Largest boroughGettysburg
 • Total522 sq mi (1,350 km2)
 • Land519 sq mi (1,340 km2)
 • Water3.1 sq mi (8 km2)  0.6%
 • Total103,852
 • Density200/sq mi (80/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district13th
DesignatedNovember 6, 1982[1]

References change

  1. "PHMC Historical Markers Search". Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on March 21, 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2014.
  2. "QuickFacts: Adams County, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 20, 2024.