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Towns of Adams County - Past and Present


Briscoe Section 3, Lincoln Twp 1881-1903
Brooks Section 7, Jasper Township
Brookville name changed to Brooks
Canaan Section 7, Jasper Twp 1857-1860 name changed to Simpson in 1860, then to Brooks
Carbon Section 12, Jasper Township
Carl had Post Office 1858-1907
Carson Section 12, Douglas Twp shown on maps 1875
Corning Sections 33-35, Quincy Township, Sections 2-3, Jasper Township
East Nodaway Section 21, Nodaway Twp 1869-1875 name changed to Rochelle
Eureka Section 33, Washington Twp 1881-1900
Hayes Section 15, Lincoln Twp 1881-1903
Hoyt Section 27, Douglas Twp 1889-1900
Icaria Section 31, Prescott Twp and villiage 1855-1857
Iveyville Section 31, Mercer Twp 1893-1900
Lincoln Center Section 15, Lincoln Township
Mercer Center Section 15, Mercer Township
Mount Etna Section 15, Washington Township
Mount Washington Section 25, Washington Twp 1863-1867
Nevinville Section 2, Colony Township
Nodaway Section 21, Nodaway Township
Prescott Section 23, Prescott Township
Queen City Section 25, Quincy Twp 1859-1869
Quincy Section 17, Quincy Twp 1855-1900
Rochelle Section 21, Nodaway Twp
Shinn Section 12, Douglas Twp 1885
Simpson 1861-1869 later named Brooks
Strand Section 31-32, Lincoln Twp 1889-1903 Norwegian settlement
Stringtown  
Summit Union Township
Williamson  
Windyville Washington Twp 1880-1900 mining camp

Source: Adams County History Book publ. 1984