Adams County, MS

ADAMS COUNTY, in the southwest part of Mississippi, bordering on the Mississippi and Homochitto rivers. It is 40 miles in length, with a mean breadth of about 15, and an area of about 600 square miles. The surface is by hill and dale, the soil fertile and well watered. Courts are held at Natchez. Pop. in 1820, 12,073; in 1830, 14,919; in 1840, 19,434; in 1850, 18,069. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Natchez, MS City or Town
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