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Where is Adams County, Pennsylvania?

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Adams County is a county equivalent area found in Pennsylvania, USA. The county government of Adams is found in the county seat of Gettysburg.

With a total 1,351.28 sq. km of land and water area, Adams County, Pennsylvania is the 2097th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 101,714 people, Adams County has a total 41041 households earning 59492 on average per year.

Adams County, Pennsylvania offers the following attractions to visitors: Dwight Eisenhower Historic Site, Eisenhower NHS Gettysburg, Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg NMP

Adams County, Pennsylvania - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 42001
Area Codes 717
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Gettysburg (population: 27,639), New Oxford (population: 12,895), Littlestown (population: 10,904), East Berlin (population: 8,282), Fairfield (population: 7,828), Biglerville (population: 5,903), Gardners (population: 4,254), York Springs (population: 4,104), Abbottstown (population: 4,062), McSherrystown (population: 3,658)
Land Area 39,272 sq miles
Water Area 519 sq miles
Household Income $59,492
Housing Units 41,041
Median Home Value $198,200
High School Grads 86% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 20% of population
Retail Spending $8,222 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $160,108 per capita
Universities and Colleges Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.