History of all 16 Counties: #1 Adams County

ADAMS COUNTY POPULATION: 67,103 INTERESTING FACTS: Westernmost county in state. Most populated county in Forgottonia. Named for 6th president John Quincy Adams. Includes part of the Great River National Wildlife Refuge. MAJOR CITIES: Quincy - population 40,366. Also named for 6th president John Quincy Adams. Was once the 2nd largest city in IL in 1870. …

Forgottonia Profile: Demographics

To gain a better idea of what the 16 county region known as Forgottonia actually looks like, we compiled some data from the 2010 census. What follows is an overview of each county's demographics. Click here for a profile of each county's presidential election results, and a brief overview about the history of each county.