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adams countyAdams County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1800 and named after our second president.  The county seat is Gettysburg.

If you find yourself in Adams County doing genealogical research, you don’t want to miss a visit to their historical society.  The society has a wide range of records on Adams County history and its residents.  Many of their records have indexes in PDF format, which will allow you to do a bit of research prior to visiting.