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Adams County, created in 1848 from Portage County, is named after John Quincy Adams. Located in central Wisconsin, the county seat is Friendship.

Land Area 647.74 sq miles Click for Friendship, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 40.78 sq miles
Elevation 950 ft at Friendship. 1,285 ft at Friendship Mound.
Number of Lakes 47
Area in Lakes 2,309 acres (3.61 sq miles)
Rivers Wisconsin, Lemonweir
Major Watershed Wisconsin River
Geographical Province Central Plain
Natural Vegetation Mostly jackpine and prairie grasses. East and southeast: expanses of bur, oak, white oak, and bluestem. Northeast: small areas of black spruce, tamarack and cedar. Northwest: small strip of meadows with sedges, blue joint and cordgrass.
Population  
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2000:
8,003
9,234
13,457
15,682
18,643
 
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Wood County, Portage County
Waushara County, Marquette County
Columbia County
Juneau County

Adams County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.co.adams.wi.gov
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
PO Box 278
Friendship, WI 53934
Phone: 608-339-4200
County Parks Adams County Parks & Recreation
PO Box 196
Friendship, WI 53934
Phone: 608-339-4230
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
PO Box 219
Friendship, WI 53934
Phone: 608-339-4206
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Adams County
PO Box 489
Adams, WI 53910
Phone: 608-339-4237
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Adams County Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 576
Adams, WI 53910-0576
Phone: 608-339-6997

Historical and Genealogical Societies Adams County Historical Society
PO Box 264
Friendship, WI 53934-0264
Phone: 608-339-3907 home
E-mail
  WIGenWebProject, Adams County

Adams County - South Central Library System www.scls.info/
Adams County Library
569 North Cedar Street, Suite 1
Adams 53910
608-339-4250
Lester Public Library of Rome
1157 Rome Center Dr
Nekoosa 54457
715-325-8990
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