Photo: Villa Kathrine (W. George Metz House), ca. 1900, 532 South 3rd Street, Quincy, IL. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Photographed by User:Smallbones (own work), 2010, [cc-by-1.0 (creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed June, 2014.
The Adams County Courthouse is located at 521 Vermont Street, Quincy Illinois 62301; phone: 217-277-2150.
Adams County was formed January 13, 1825 and named for John Quincy Adams, the 6th president of the U.S.