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Adams County, North Dakota

Adams County was established on April 17, 1907 from Hettinger County. The county was named in honor of John Quincy Adams, a railroad agent and cousin of the former president who was instrumental in having the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway built through North Dakota.

The Adams County Seat is situated in Hettinger and the county government website is unknown

Areas next to Adams County are Hettinger CountyGrant CountySioux CountyPerkins County, South Dakota, Harding County, South Dakota, Bowman CountySlope County.

Adams County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in looking into your family tree. Government Population Schedules are available for 1910192019301940. There are free online in addition to printable census forms to assist with your research.

Adams County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Adams County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Adams County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the value of Adams County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of family history and genealogy information. Buried away in North Dakota courthouses and archives just about everywhere are often the aspirations and worries of countless North Dakota residents. The odds are excellent that your chosen ancestors and forefathers have left a detailed record of at least some elements of their lives in the Adams County court records. Even if your forefathers is not mentioned in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other procedures which may have lead to her or him showing up in court records.

Adams County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Adams County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a cost. This is simply a list that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to provide your own favorite Adams County genealogy or family history related sites.

Adams Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications

Adams Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Adams Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Adams Co. ND Census Records

Adams Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records

Adams Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Adams Co. ND General and History Websites

Adams Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Adams Co. ND Military Records