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Adams County, North Dakota

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Adams County is a county in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 2,343. The county seat is Hettinger. The county was created on April 17, 1907, and organized one week later. It was named for John Quincy Adams (1848–1919), a railroad official for the Milwaukee Road Railroad and distant relative of sixth U.S. President John Quincy Adams (1767–1848).

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns and Communities

  • Argonne
  • Beisigl
  • Bucyrus
  • Cedar
  • Cedar Butte
  • Central Adams
  • Chandler
  • Clermont
  • Dakota
  • Darling Springs
  • Duck Creek
  • East Adams
  • Gilstrap
  • Haynes
  • Hettinger (County Seat)
  • Holden
  • Holt
  • Jordan
  • Kansas City
  • Lemmon
  • Lightning Creek
  • Maine
  • North Lemmon
  • Orange
  • Petrel
  • Reeder
  • Scott
  • South Fork
  • Spring Butte
  • Taylor Butte
  • West Adams
  • Whetstone
  • Wolf Butte


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