Adams County, Colorado

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Adams County is the fifth most populous of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado of the United States. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the county population was 430,826 in 2008, a 23.87% increase since U.S. Census 2000.[2] Adams County is named for Alva Adams, Governor of the State of Colorado 1887-1889, 1897-1899, and 1905.[1] The county seat is Brighton. Adams County is part of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area.

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History

On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act created the Territory of Nebraska and Territory of Kansas, divided by the Parallel 40° North (168th Avenue in present-day Adams County). The future Adams County, Colorado, occupied a strip of northern Arapahoe County, Kansas Territory, immediately south of the Nebraska Territory.

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