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On the westernmost side of Illinois is Adams County. Adams County has only one city, Quincy, which serves as the county seat. However, the area encompasses 13 villages, 14 unincorporated communities, and 23 townships spanning 857 square miles of land and 14.6 miles of water. 66,988 residents call Adams County, Illinois their home.

Born from Pike County in 1825, Adams County’s name is in honor of John Quincy Adams, the 6th president of the United States of America.

Several unified school districts service Adams County providing education to the community’s students. School districts in Adams County include Central Community Unit School District 3, Liberty Community Unit School District 2, Mendon Community Unit School District 4, Payson Community Unit School District 1, and Quincy Public School District 172. Additionally, there are eight private schools throughout Adams County. For higher education, students attend Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing, John Wood Community College, and Quincy University.

Areas of interest in Adams County, Illinois include part of the Great River National Wildlife Refuge, Fall Creek Scenic Park, Siloam Springs State Park, John Wood Mansion, the downtown Quincy historic district, and the Adams County Fair.

Adams County, Illinois receives approximately 39 inches of rain each year, and about 18 inches of snow. Summer high temperatures reach around 87 degrees with winter lows at about 18 degrees.

Quincy Transit Lines offers public transportation throughout the city of Quincy. There are two airports within Adams County including Quincy Regional Airport and Quincy Regional-Baldwin Field. For international travel, the closest airport is St. Louis Lambert International Airport.

Home values in Adams County are estimated, on average, at $117,600 supported by average annual household incomes of around $46,528.

Adams County offers a variety of recreational resources as well as a multitude of restaurants, wineries, shops, golf courses, parks, museums, and more.

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