Adams County, CO
Adams County is located in eastern Colorado and covers an area of 792 mi². It is the fifth most populous county in the state, with a population of 195,584. The county was established in 1836 and the county seat is currently located in the city of Adams. The first settlement in Adams County was built by John D. Henderson, a gold seeker and provision seller who put up a hotel, ranch, and trading post in 1859.