Adams County, Washington Genealogy

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Revision as of 20:02, 15 December 2008

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Contents

County Courthouse

Adams County
210 W Broadway
Ritzville, WA 99169

History

  • Named for John Adams, the 2nd President of the United States.
  • Originally mostly cattle ranching, the big wheat crop shifted the agriculture from cattle to wheat farming in 1897.

Parent County

  • 1883--Adams County was created 28 November 1883 from Whitman County.  County seat:  Ritzville [1]

Boundary Changes

  • No counties created from Adams County.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Othello
  • Ritzville
Towns
  • Hatton
  • Lind
  • Washtucna
Community
  • Benge

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).