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Adams County, Pennsylvania

US county information
NameAdams County
StatePennsylvania
SeatGettysburg
Largest cityGettysburg
US Area
Total Area522 sq mi (1352 km2)
Land Area520 sq mi (1346.8 km2)
Water Area2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Population101407 (2010)
Density75/km2 (194.27/sq mi)
Named forJohn Adams, 2nd President of the United States
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Adams County is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 101,407. It was created on January 22, 1800, from part of York County and named in honor of the second President of the United States, John Adams. Its county seat is Gettysburg.


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