Adams County, Pennsylvania Records

Adams County, Pennsylvania (Map It) was created on January 22, 1800 from York County. The county was named in honor of John Adams,second U.S. President.

Adams County is bordered by Cumberland County (north), York County (east), Carroll County, Maryland (southeast), Frederick County, Maryland (southwest), Franklin County (west). A Map of Adams County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Adams County Townships include  Berwick, Butler, Conewago, Cumberland, Franklin, Freedom, Germany, Hamilton, Hamiltonban, Highland, Huntington, Latimore, Liberty, Menallen, Mount Joy, Mount Pleasant, Oxford, Reading, Straban, Tyrone, Union.

Adams County Boroughs include  Abbottstown, Arendtsville, Bendersville, Biglerville, Bonneauville, Carroll Valley, East Berlin, Fairfield, Gettysburg, Littlestown, McSherrystown, New Oxford, York Springs. See also Adams County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records

Adams County Townships Map
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Adams County Townships Map

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Adams County, PA Courthouse

The Adams County Courthouse is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Learn More About State of Pennsylvania Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Adams county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed.

The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Census Records

Adams County, Pennsylvania Vital Records

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