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Mississippi CountiesThere are 82 Counties in Mississippi.
Adams County, Mississippi
Adams County History, Geography, and Demographics
Etymology - Origin of County Name
Adams is named for the 2nd U.S. President, John Adams.
County QuickFacts: Census Bureau Quick Facts
Adams County was created on Apr. 2, 1799 from Natchez District. The County seat is Natchez and was named for
President John Adams.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 486 square miles (1,259 kmē), of which, 460
square miles (1,192 kmē) of it is land and 26 square miles (67 kmē) of it (5.34%) is water.
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The history of our nation was a prolonged struggle to define the relative roles and powers of our governments: federal, state, and local. And the names given the counties, our most locally based jurisdictions, reflects the "characteristic features of this country!"