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Adams County, Iowa
 


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Cities and Towns

Carbon -- Corning -- Lenox -- Nodaway -- Prescott
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices


Other places in Adams County not listed by the US Census:

Bureau - Brooks - Carl - Guss

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Adams County is the smallest county in Iowa by population


County Information

Named in honor of either the second President of the United States, John Adams, or his son, the sixth President, John Quincy Adams.
The county was finally organized and separated from Pottawattamie County on March 12, 1853. Its original size was later reduced by the creation of Montgomery and Union Counties.

County Seat: Corning
Square Miles: 424

County Courthouse
P.O. Box 28
County Courthouse
Corning, IA 50841-0028
Phone: (641) 322-3240

 

 
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Website Updates:
02 Aug 2013: Military - Civil War - 1883 Pensioners On The Roll
20 Mar 2013: Geographical Features - Creeks, Streams & Rivers; Parks

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Surrounding Counties
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