Adams County, PA

ADAMS COUNTY, south part of Pennsylvania, about 20 miles in length, 18 in width, and contains 360 square miles. The surface is extremely diversified by hill and dale, and the soil fertile and well-watered. Courts are held at Gettysburgh, the chief town. Pop. in 1820, 19,681; in 1830, 21, 379; in 1840, 23,044; in 1850, 25,981. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
County
Containing Unit
Name Type
Abbottstown, PA City or Town
Berwick, PA City or Town
Butler Township, PA City or Town
Gettysburg, PA City or Town
Heidlersburg, PA City or Town
Hunterstown, PA City or Town
Littlestown, PA City or Town
Menallen Township, PA City or Town
New Oxford, PA City or Town
York Springs, PA City or Town
York Sulphur Springs, PA City or Town
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