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ADAMS COUNTY, OHIO
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HISTORY

ADAMS COUNTY MAP

Adams County is named after John Adams, the second President of the United States.
It was organized in 1799 and has 546 square miles.
The County Seat of Adams County is West Union.

MUNICIPALITIES:

Cherry Fork
Manchester
Peebles
Rome
Seaman
West Union
Winchester

TOWNSHIPS:

Brush Creek
Franklin
Green
Jefferson
Manchester
Meigs
Monroe
Oliver
Sprigg
Tiffin
Wayne
WInchester

OTHER LOCALITIES:

Bentonville
Blue Creek
Lynx

County Seat: West Union
Year Organized: 1797
Square Miles: 584

Adams county map

Courthouse
Adams County, Ohio Courthouse
c. 1930's
Picture courtesy of adamscountyohio.com


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Adams County Data

Biographies

Births

Cemeteries

Church Histories / Records

County Records

 Deaths

Family Bibles

History

Marriages

Military Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Sept 2014:  1890 Veterans census for Bentonville and Bradyville
March 2014:  obit for ROBE, LEWIS, WIKOFF; Marriage Announcements for DICE-SIDWELL; Courthouse burning news story
Nov 2013:  obit and biographey for BURWELL
Sept 2013:  1840 Census of Pensioners; 1883 Census of Pensioners
July 2013: obit for FULKERSON


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Adams County Board of Health
116 W. Mulberry St.
West Union, OH  45693
937-544-5547

COURTHOUSE INFO:
County Courthouse

110 West Main Street
West Union, OH 45693-1347
Phone: (937) 544-3286
Fax: (937) 544-5992

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