Adams County, Illinois Basics:

Adams County Illinois - Government Site

Population: 67,243
Area: 855 square miles
County seat: Quincy
Area code(s) in use: 217
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 90.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
Median household income: $45,691
Persons in poverty: 13.6%
Home ownership rate: 74.3%
Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Brown  Hancock  Lewis (MO)  Marion (MO)  Pike  Schuyler  

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Map of the Adams County area

Our detail map of Adams County shows the Adams County, Illinois boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Adams County, Illinois

  Airports     show all on map

Baker Airport, Blessing Hospital Heliport, Blickhan Landing Area Airport, Cramm Landing Area, Dale A Klassing Airport, Ellington Field, Hagemeister Landing Strip, Hemming Landing Strip, Krutmeier Airport, Mast Field, McAllister Landing Strip, Mealiff Landing Strip, Quincy Regional Airport-Baldwin Field, Robbins Landing Strip, Saint Mary Hospital Emergency Heliport, Schnelle Airport, Searls Field, Searls RLA 59 Airport, Seigfried Halfpap Airport, The Adwell Corporation Airport

  Basins     show all on map

Austin Creek Settling Basin, Fall Creek Settling Basin

  Bays     show all on map

Quincy Bay

  Bridges     show all on map

Bay View Bridge, Quincy Memorial Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Adams County Ambulance Emergency Medical Services, Adams County Ambulance Emergency Medical Services, Adams County Ambulance Emergency Medical Services, Adams County Ambulance Emergency Medical Services, Adams County Courthouse, Adams County Youth Home, Air Evac Lifeteam 5, Augustine Residence Hall, Brenner Library, Burton Townhall, Camp Point Fire Protection District, Centennial Residence Hall, Central Adams County Fire Protection District, Clayton Fire Protection District, Concord Townhall, Ellington Townhall, Francis Hall, Gardner Museum of Architecture and Design, Garner Residence Hall, Gilmer Townhall, Golden Fire Protection District, Houston Townhall, Illinois Soldiers and Sailors Home, Liberty Fire Protection District, Lima - Tioga - Sutter Fire Protection District, Lincoln-Douglas Valentine Museum, Lind Street Residence Hall, Loraine Fire Protection District, McKee Townhall, Memorial Gymnasium, Mendon Volunteer Fire Association, North Campus Gymnasium, Padua Residence Hall, Payson - Fall Creek Fire Protection District 1, Quincy City Hall, Quincy Fire Department Central Station, Quincy Fire Department Station 3, Quincy Fire Department Station 4, Quincy Fire Department Station 5, Quincy Fire Department Station 6, Quincy Museum, Quincy Public Library, Solano Hall, Tri - Township Fire Protection District, Ursa Fire Protection District, Whitney Post Light

  Canals     show all on map

Main Ditch, Rock and Ursa Creek Diversion Canal, Seepage Ditch

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Adamson Cemetery, Akers Cemetery, Allen Family Cemetery, Amen Cemetery, Baker Family Cemetery, Banton Cemetery, Baptist Cemetery, Bennett Family Cemetery, Benton Family Cemetery, Beverly Old Cemetery, Bloomfield Cemetery, Bluff Hall Cemetery, Booth Cemetery, Bowles Cemetery, Britt Cemetery, Broady Family Cemetery, Brochscmidt Family Cemetery, Bundy Family Cemetery, Burden Cemetery, Burton Cemetery, Byler Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Cate Family Cemetery, Cate Family Cemetery, Chase Cemetery, Clark Family Cemetery, Clayton Old Cemetery, Coats Cemetery, Coatsburg Cemetery, Collier Family Cemetery, Columbus Cemetery, Concord Cemetery, Cook Cemetery, Craigtown Cemetery, Crenshaw Cemetery, Crocker Family Cemetery, Curless Cemetery, Cusick Family Cemetery (historical), Denson Cemetery, Drescher Family Cemetery, Dunkard Cemetery, Dunn Cemetery, Durbin Cemetery, Earel Cemetery, Ebenezer Cemetery, Ehe Cemetery, Ellington Church Cemetery, Elmwood Family Cemetery, Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fall Creek Chapel Cemetery, Fawbush Cemetery, Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Franklin Cemetery, Franks Cemetery, Frazer Family Cemetery, Freiling Cemetery, Gallimore Cemetery, Gardner Family Cemetery, Gilliland Cemetery (historical), Goertz Cemetery, Golden Community Cemetery, Golden Mausoleum, Gooding Cemetery, Graceland Cemetery, Grady Cemetery, Gray Mound Cemetery, Greenmount Cemetery, Grove Cemetery, Grubb Family Cemetery, Hamilton Cemetery, Harwood Cemetery, Hebron Cemetery, Higgins Cemetery, Higley Family Cemetery, Howes Cemetery, Hufnagel Cemetery, Hughes Family Cemetery, Hurleman Family Cemetery, Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Independence Cemetery, Jacob Family Cemetery, Jefferson Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Karnes Cemetery, Keith Cemetery, Kemp Cemetery, Kimmons Cemetery, Kingston Cemetery, Klarner Cemetery, Kuhlman Family Cemetery, Laugh Cemetery, Laughlin Cemetery, Leenerts Cemetery, Leeper Family Cemetery, Leverett Cemetery, Liberty Old Cemetery, Lierly Cemetery, Lierly Cemetery, Lima Cemetery, Lock Family Cemetery, Loraine New Cemetery, Loraine Old Cemetery, Lutheran Friedhof Cemetery, Mayfield Cemetery, Mayfield Family Cemetery, Meints Cemetery, Melrose Chapel Cemetery, Memorial Gardens, Mendon Cemetery, Mixer Family Cemetery, Mound Prairie Cemetery, Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Horeb Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Moyer Cemetery, Nation Cemetery, New Providence Cemetery, Newmaw Family Cemetery, Newton Cemetery, Nichols Family Cemetery, Orr Family Cemetery, Padgett Cemetery, Paloma Cemetery, Park Cemetery, Parrish Cemetery, Payson New Cemetery, Payson Old Cemetery, Pearce Cemetery, Perrigo Cemetery, Pioneer Cemetery, Pleasant View Cemetery, Pleasant View Cemetery, Potter Cemetery, Powell Cemetery, Quincy Memorial Park Cemetery, Quincy National Cemetery, Rankin Cemetery, Rice Family Cemetery, Richland Cemetery, Rubart Cemetery, Saint Anthonys Cemetery, Saint Boniface Cemetery, Saint Brigids Cemetery, Saint Joseph Cemetery, Saint Joseph Cemetery, Saint Peters Cemetery, Saint Peters Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Sargent Cemetery, Shear Family Cemetery, Shiloh Cemetery, South Prairie Cemetery, South Side Cemetery, Spring Valley Cemetery, Stahl Cemetery, Stevens Cemetery, Steward Cemetery, Stone Family Cemetery, Sunset Cemetery, Tandy Cemetery, Thompson Cemetery, Valley of Peace Cemetery, Vollbracht Cemetery, Voorhees Cemetery, Walker Cemetery, Walker Cemetery, Wallace Cemetery, Wallace Cemetery, Wesley Chapel Cemetery, West Side Cemetery, Whiaker Cemetery, Wilkes Cemetery, Williams Family Cemetery, Wolf Family Cemetery, Wolf Ridge Cemetery, Woodland Cemetery, Woodville Cemetery, Workman Cemetery, York Neck Cemetery, Zander Cemetery, Zion Lutheran Cemetery

  Channels     show all on map

Canton Chute, Texas Chute, The Sny

  Churches     show all on map

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Bethel Assembly of God Church, Bluff Hall Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Calvary Tabernacle, Camp Point United Methodist Church, Cathedral of Worship Church, Centennial Ebenezer Church, Central Baptist Church, Christ Lutheran Church, Clayton Christian Church, Columbus Road Baptist Church, Ebenezer Methodist Episcopal Chapel, Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church, Elm Grove Church, Emmanuel Nazarene Church, Faith Church, First Baptist Church, First Christian Church, First Christian Church, First Congregational Church, First Federated Church, First Southern Baptist Church, First Union Congregational Church, Free Methodist Church, Gethsemane Gospel Church, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Grace United Methodist Church, Grandview Baptist Church, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Immanuel Baptist Church, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Living World Fellowship Church, Lost Prairie Church, Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church, Mound Prairie Church, Mount Hebron Church (historical), Mount Horeb Church, Mount Pleasant Church (historical), Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Paloma United Methodist Church, Parkview Church, Payson Avenue Community Church, Payson Congregational Church, Pleasant Grove Church, River of Life Christian Center, Saint Anthony Roman Catholic Church, Saint Boniface Roman Catholic Church, Saint Edward Church, Saint Francis Solanus Roman Catholic Church, Saint James Lutheran Church, Saint John Lutheran Church, Saint Johns Anglican Church, Saint Johns Episcopal Church, Saint Johns Roman Catholic Church, Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church, Saint Peters Lutheran Church, Saint Peters Roman Catholic Church, Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, Saint Thomas Church, Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ, Shalom Fellowship Church, Spring Valley Church, Temple B'nai Sholom, Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity United Church of Christ, Union Baptist Church, Union United Methodist Church, Unity Church of Quincy, Ursa Christian Church, Vermont Street United Methodist Church, Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church, Yorknic Church (historical), Zion United Church of Christ

  Crossings     show all on map

Canton Ferry

  Dams     show all on map

Camp Saukenauk Lake Dam, Clayton Reservoir Dam, Columbus Dry Gulch Club Lake Dam, De Wees Lake Dam, Eilers Lake Dam, Hadley Creek Number 2 Dam, Harrell Lake Dam South, Harrell Lake North Dam, Jug Lake Dam, Lakeshore Hills Lake Dam, Lock and Dam 20, Lock and Dam 21, Mayer Pond Dam, Scheuermann Lake Dam, Sill Lake Dam, Siloam Springs Lake Dam, Sims Pond Dam

  Falls     show all on map

Homan Falls

  Flats     show all on map

Alstynes Prairie

  Guts     show all on map

Corner Slough, Harkness Branch, Lima Slough

  Hospitals     show all on map

Blessing Hospital at 11th Street, Blessing Hospital at 14th Street, Saint Mary Hospital

  Islands     show all on map

Barns Island, Beebe Island, Brownsville Island, Chatton Island, Deadman Island, Dillon Island, Flannigan Island, Hogback Island, Island Number 419, La Grange Island, Libby Island, Long Island, McDonald Island, Mud Island, Polly Island, Quinsippi Island, Schaffer Island, Shandrew Island, Teal Island, Tully Island, Ward Island, White Island, Willow Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Big Lake, Bluebill Lake, Croppie Lake, Goose Lake, Indian Grave Lake, Kate Lake (historical), Lima Lake (historical), Martin Lake, Rogers Lake (historical), Sand Lake, Schaffer Pond, Snyder Lake, Spring Lake, Turtle Lake, Twin Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Adams County Farm (historical), Bigneck, Bluff Hall, Camp Callahan, Camp Mohawk, Camp Sacajawea, Camp Saukenauk, Campbell Farms, Cedar Creek Country Club, Edgewood Orchards, Fairview Dairy, Harrison Street Plaza Shopping Center, Hickory Hill Campground, Homan Station (historical), Lubbert Farm, Meyers Dairy Farm, Mill Creek Farm, Niemann Farms, Oak Ridge Campground, Pine Grove Campground, Quincy Commons Shopping Center, Quincy Country Club, Quincy Mall Shopping Center, Quincy Municipal Golf Course, State and Eighth Plaza Shopping Center, Tuthill Farm, Valley View Campground

  Mines     show all on map

Campbell Quarry, Lima Quarry, Loraine Quarry, Marblehead Quarry, Menke Quarry, Mill Creek Quarry, Pit 1 Triple S Mine, Pit 2 Triple S Mine, Pit 3 Triple S Mine, Richfield Quarry

  Parks     show all on map

Adams County Fairground, All America City Park, Bailey Park, Bear Creek Public Use Area, Berrian Park, Bicentennial Park, Burton Cave Nature Preserve, Byler Cemetery Savanna Nature Preserve, Canton Chute Public Use Area, Downtown Quincy Historic District, Edgewater Park, Indian Mounds Park, Johnson Park, Lenane Park, Madison Park, Mark Twain Wildlife Refuge, Old Sny Public Use Area, Parker Heights Park, Paulton Park, Progress Park, Quincy East End Historic District, Reservoir Park, Riverview Park, Sid Simpson State Park, Siloam Springs State Park, South Park, Sunset Park, Villa Katherine Park, Washington Park, Wavering Park, Westview Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Adams, Beverly, Blacks, Bloomfield, Burton, Calftown (historical), Camp Point, Chatton, Cherry Lane Estates, Cheshire Hills, Chestline, Clayton, Coatsburg, Columbus, Country Meadows, Ewbanks, Fall Creek, Fowler, Glendale, Golden, Grandview Acres, Hickory Grove, Hillside Manor, Holiday Hills, Kellerville, Kingston, La Prairie, Liberty, Lima, Lincoln Hills, Loraine, Marblehead, Marcelline, Meadowbrook, Melrose, Mendon, Meyer, Mill Creek (historical), Millville (historical), North Quincy, Northbrook, Northridge, Palm Garden Mobile Home Park, Paloma, Payson, Plainville, Quincy, Richfield, Rock Creek, Sheridan Estates, South Crest, South Park Terrace, Southern View, Spring Valley, Sunnybrook Meadows, Ursa, Woodlawn Court, Woodville

  Post Offices     show all on map

Big Neck Post Office (historical), Chatton Post Office (historical), Cliola Post Office (historical), Fowler Post Office, Marblehead Post Office (historical), Mill Creek Post Office (historical), Paloma Post Office, Pitman Post Office (historical), Quincy Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Camp Saukenauk Lake, Columbus Dry Gulch Club Lake, Crabapple Lake, De Wees Lake, Eilers Lake, Hadley Creek Number 2 Reservoir, Harrell Lake North, Harrell Lake South, Jug Lake, Lake Clayton, Lakeshore Hills Lake, Mayer Pond, Pool 20, Pool 21, Scheuermann Lake, Sill Lake, Siloam Springs Lake, Sims Pond

  Ridges     show all on map

Long Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Adams Elementary School, Akers School (historical), Amen School (historical), Ashland School (historical), Berrian Alternative School, Bethel School (historical), Blue Stocking School (historical), Bluff Hall School (historical), Bowles School (historical), Brick School (historical), Brick School (historical), Brushy School (historical), California School (historical), Center School (historical), Center School (historical), Center School (historical), Center School (historical), Center School (historical), Center School (historical), Center Union School (historical), Central Elementary School, Central High School, Chaddock Boys School, Chaplin School (historical), Coffield School (historical), Colpitt School (historical), Cooke School (historical), Craigtown School (historical), Craigtown School (historical), Dewey Elementary School, Douglas School (historical), East School (historical), East Union School (historical), Ellington Elementary School, Elm Grove School (historical), Elm Grove School (historical), Elmwood School (historical), Emerson School, Eshom School (historical), Excelsior School (historical), Fairview School (historical), Fairview School (historical), Fall Creek School (historical), Franklin School, Franklin School (historical), Franklin School (historical), Franklin School (historical), Franklin School (historical), Gentry School (historical), Glenwood School (historical), Glenwood School (historical), Golden School, Green Street School (historical), Greencastle School (historical), Greenfield Elementary School, Greenwood School (historical), Hartman School (historical), Haynes School (historical), Hazel Bluff School (historical), Hazel Dell School (historical), Hazelwood School (historical), Hibner School (historical), Hickory Grove School (historical), Hickory Grove School (historical), Highland School (historical), Highland School (historical), Highland-Riverside School, Hughes School (historical), Independent School (historical), Indian Grave School (historical), Irving Elementary School, Jackson School, Jefferson School, John Wood Community College, Len Grove School (historical), Leroy School (historical), Liberty High School, Lincoln School (historical), Livingston School (historical), Locust Grove School (historical), Logue School (historical), Lone Oak School (historical), Lone Star School (historical), Loraine Elementary School, Lost Prairie School (historical), Madison School, Maple Grove School (historical), Maplewood School (historical), Maynard School (historical), Melrose School (historical), Mendon Elementary School, Meyer Number 2 School (historical), Mission Ridge School (historical), Monroe Elementary School, Morton School (historical), Mound School (historical), Mound School (historical), Mount Carmel School (historical), Mount Hebron School (historical), Mount Pleasant School (historical), Mount Pleasant School (historical), Mount Pleasant School (historical), Mount Vernon School (historical), North Rock School (historical), Notre Dame High School, Oak Forest School (historical), Oak Grove School (historical), Oak Ridge School (historical), Oakwood School (historical), Oakwood School (historical), Oakwood School (historical), Oregon School (historical), Pea Green School (historical), Pin Oak School (historical), Prairie School (historical), Prairie School (historical), Primrose School (historical), Pryor School (historical), Pulaski School (historical), Quincy College North Campus, Quincy Junior High School, Quincy Notre Dame High School, Quincy Senior High School, Quincy University, Rice School (historical), Richland School (historical), Robinson School (historical), Rock Creek School (historical), Rock School (historical), Rocky Hill School (historical), Rose Hill School (historical), Ruddell School (historical), Saint Anthonys School, Saint Boniface School, Saint Dominic School, Saint Francis School, Saint James School, Saint John School, Saint Joseph School (historical), Saint Ludgerus School (historical), Saint Marys School, Saint Peters School, Sand Slough School (historical), School Number 7 (historical), Schroth School (historical), Seigel School (historical), Seymour Elementary School, Seymour High School, Sodom School (historical), South Prairie School (historical), Spring Valley School (historical), Standard School (historical), Star School (historical), Sulphur Springs School (historical), Tandy School (historical), Texas School (historical), Union School (historical), Union School (historical), Union School (historical), Union School (historical), Union School (historical), Union School (historical), Unity High School, Victory School (historical), Wagy School (historical), Washington Elementary School, Washington Grove School (historical), Washington School (historical), Washington School (historical), Washington School (historical), Washington School (historical), Washington School (historical), Waters School (historical), Webster School, West Union School (historical), Whitcomb School (historical), Whiteoak School (historical)

  Springs     show all on map

Cole Spring, Wand Spring

  Streams     show all on map

Anderson Branch, Austin Creek, Baldwin Branch, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Bigneck Creek, Brushy Creek, Buel Branch, Burton Creek, Cedar Creek, Coal Creek, Crabapple Creek, Curl Creek, Curtis Creek, Dry Branch, Durbin Branch, Elm Creek, Emery Creek, Figley Branch, Fisher Branch, Fishhook Creek, Frazier Creek, Grindstone Creek, Grindstone Creek, Hog Branch, Homan Creek, Honey Creek, Jenkins Creek, Lanes Branch, Lick Branch, Lierle Creek, Little Mill Creek, Mill Creek, Mud Creek, North Branch McKee Creek, Rock Creek, Sand Branch, South Branch Cedar Creek, South Fork Bear Creek, South Fork Creek, Thurman Creek, Tournear Creek, Ursa Creek, Walker Branch, Walnut Fork, Whiteoak Creek, Willow Branch, Woodville Branch

  Summits     show all on map

The Mound

  Towers     show all on map

WGCA-FM (Quincy), WGEM-AM (Quincy), WGEM-FM (Quincy), WGEM-TV (Quincy), WQCY-FM (Quincy), WQEC-TV (Quincy), WTAD-AM (Quincy), WTJR-TV (Quincy), WWQC-FM (Quincy), WWQC-FM (Quincy), WZLZ-FM (Quincy)

  Trails     show all on map

Crabapple Trail, Deer Run Trail, Old Village Trail, Prairie Bluff Trail

  Valleys     show all on map

Distillery Hollow, Ghost Hollow, Possum Hollow,

Adams County, Illinois Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteAdams County White population 63,07463,073  
BlackAdams County Black population 2,4212,420
MixedAdams County Mixed population 1,1431,143
AsianAdams County Asian population 471470
American IndianAdams County American Indian population 134134
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderAdams County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

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