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Adams County Is Up For Adoption!

Map of Adams County

Adams County was established on February 7, 1836, the county seat is Decatur. It was named for President John Quincy Adams.

This county is available for adoption. If you are interested in adopting the county or if you have data you would like to submit for this site, please contact me by clicking on the link "Contact Me" in the top menu above []. Becoming a county administrator is very rewarding.

There are many kinds of data you can submit, both large amounts and small. Any thing from a complete database to just a family group sheet of your own family. Bibles, bios, cemetery, church records census, land, military, newspaper snippets, obits, school materials, or vital records are welcome. There are many other types of records that I probably am missing right now, but all would be a much appreciated addition to this county.

Neighboring counties are: Allen County, Van Wert County, Ohio, Mercer County, Ohio, Jay County and Wells County.

Cities, towns, and small unincorporated places: Berne, Decatur, Geneva, Monroe, Preble, Linn Grove, Pleasant Mills, Ceylon, Curryville, Magley, Monmouth, Peterson, Salem, Perryville, Elm Tree, Crossroads, Coppess Corner, Rivare and Honduras.

Adams has 12 townships: Blue Creek, French, Hartford, Jefferson, Kirkland, Monroe, Preble, Root, Saint Marys, Union, Wabash.

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