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Adams County

FACT SHEET

  • Name origin: Named for John Adams (1735-1826), 2nd President of the United States (1797-1801)
  • Established: 1883 Nov 28
  • County seat: Ritzville
  • County government website
  • Upcoming events (via WA-List’s events calendar)
  • Population (2010): 18,728 (Rank: 31 of 39)
  • Area (2010): 1,924.98 square miles (Rank: 14 of 39)
  • Density (2010): 9.7 people per square mile (Rank: 32 of 39)
  • Highest elevation: 2,100 feet, Karakul Hills.

 


Cities and Towns Population Area Density Elevation Zip code
(sq miles) (pop/sq miles) (feet)
1. Othello city 7,364 3.81 1,932.8 1,100 99344
2. Ritzville city 1,673 1.70 984.1 1,795 99169
3. Lind town 564  1.07 527.1 1,300 99341
4. Washtucna town 208  0.69 301.4 1,050 99371
5. Hatton town 101  0.37 273.0 1,100 99332

 


Additional facts

  • Hatton is the 3rd smallest town in Washington by population.

Notes

  • This page is updated periodically in an effort to keep information accurate and offer additional data.
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  • All population and area data are from the 2010 United States Census. All population density figures for cities greater than 5,000 people are as well. Densities of smaller towns and cities were calculated separately using US Census data.
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