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Time Zone: Adams County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Natchez is the Seat for Adams County.

Adams County is one of the original counties of Mississippi and was founded in 1799.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Adams had a population of 30,722 people. This is a decrease of 10.54% since the last Census (which gave a population of 34,340 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Adams represented 1.21% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 26th most populous county (out of 82 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201032,297-5.95%+5.13% since 2009
200930,722-10.54%-1.48% since 2008
200831,182-9.2%-1.38% since 2007
200034,340The Last Census

More information can be found on the Adams County Census Page for Adams County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census. For more information, please visit the U.S. Census Bureau.

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