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Adams County was created on April 2, 1799, from part of Pickering Territorial County.
It was the first county to be organized in the Mississippi Territory, eighteen years before Mississippi became
a state. It is named in honor of the second President of the United States, John Adams.
Four Mississippi governors have hailed from Adams County: David Holmes, George Poindexter, John A. Quitman, and
The county seat is Natchez
TOWNS & CITIES
Natchez -- Washington
* Jefferson County
* Franklin County
* Wilkinson County
* Concordia Parish, Louisiana (southwest)
* Tensas Parish, Louisiana
Addresses & Off-Site Links
Adams County Clerk
115 S Wall Street
Natchez, MS 39120
Phone: (601) 446-6684
City of Natchez
This page last updated on -- 19 Feb 2017
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