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

The community of Hastings is the Seat for Adams County.

Adams County was founded in 1867.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Adams had a population of 33,324 people. This is an increase of 6.98% since the last Census (which gave a population of 31,151 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Adams represented 1.82% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 11th most populous county (out of 93 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
201031,364+0.68%-5.88% since 2009
200933,324+6.98%+0.53% since 2008
200833,149+6.41%+0.84% since 2007
200031,151The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Adams County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Adams County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Hastings   25,37024,0645.43% increase  
Kenesaw   9478738.48% increase  
Juniata   80269315.73% increase  
Roseland   2642429.09% increase  
Holstein   2492298.73% increase  

Websites for Adams County

Official Website:   www.adamscounty.org/

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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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