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As of March 24, 2020, the Adams County Courthouse and Government Center are open for essential business between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Adams County Health Department is the lead agency in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic in Adams County. The Adams County Commissioners, other elected officials and department heads are relying on information obtained from the Health Department in the daily and sometimes hourly assessment of how county government should function. If you have business in the Courthouse or Adams County Government Center other than court-related business, please call each individual elected official’s office to make an appointment. Please only enter the Courthouse with prior approval or a court notice. The Board of Elections will remain open for general business and absentee ballot applications. For additional information please go to www.adamscountyhealth.org. For further information on contacting individual government offices go to www.adamscountyohecd.com, www.adamscountycourts.com, or the Adams County Economic and Community Development Facebook page.


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Welcome to Adams County, Ohio

Adams County has a population of 28,550 and is located in the beautiful rolling hills of Southern Ohio. It is bounded on the southern side by the Ohio River and traversed in the north by Route 32, the main east/west four lane highway in Southern Ohio and the Norfolk Southern Railway.

Located one hour east of Cincinnati and less than two hours from Columbus, Dayton, Lexington, and Huntington, Adams County has the tranquility of a small community while maintaining easy access to the resources of a larger city.