History and Genealogy of Adams County, Iowa

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County Information

Adams County is the smallest county in Iowa by population

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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22 Apr 2018:
Births: Birth Index 1904-1906

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