Adams County is named for John Quincy Adams, who was United States Secretary of State and a United States Representative.
Created: January 13, 1825
Quincy 1825 – present
County Courthouse – Quincy
Location: 521 Vermont Street / North 6th Street
Built: 1949 – 1950
Architect: Holabird, Root and Burgee and Hafner and Hafner
Contractor: L & R Construction Company
Description: The building faces south and is a three story reddish-orange colored brick structure. The long rectangular building has entrances at the east and west sides of the south front. The first story has white stone facing. The windows are small. There are several roof line levels and the roof line is flat. The building was renovated from 1994 to 1997. The architect was Peopping, Stone, Bach & Associates and the contractor for each phase was Johnco Construction, Watekatte Construction, R L Brink Company and A Fischer Builders.
N – Hancock County
S – Pike County
Photos taken 2007 and 2012