Adams County Real Estate

Adams County real estate is located in central southern Pennsylvania, directly on the border of Maryland. Named for John Adams, the second president of the United States, this historic county has Gettysburg as its county seat, the infamous place of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, as well as President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in the same year. Along with a rich historical background, Adams County is also a place of great beauty, with plenty of gorgeous brick and stone Victorian architecture and beautiful scenery, with lots of green open space and rolling hills. Read more about Adams County.

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Adams County Real Estate Stats

Average Price $459K
Lowest Price $275
Highest Price $6.2M
Total Listings 366
Avg. Days On Market 175
Avg. Price/SQFT $2K

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Adams County Real Estate & Properties

Adams County homes for sale are some of the finest in the state, with plenty of options no matter what you're looking for. Those in the market for a historic home will find plenty to choose from in Adams County, with luxurious Victorian style homes with plenty of brick and wood decorations and exteriors. 

Plenty of these homes are located directly in the historic county seat of Gettysburg, although plenty of options can be found in the surrounding areas for those looking to live a little further away from the town.

These more rural homes are great for potential Adams County residents who want to live on large lots in the midst of the beautiful rolling hills of the area. Open lots are also easily found in rural areas, making great areas for those looking to create their ideal home, business or equestrian lot within Adams County real estate.

Adams County Area Information

Adams County real estate is situated around one of the best areas in the state — rich in history, great scenery and close proximity to amazing areas makes this area highly desirable. 

Adams County History

Adams County is home to the historical town of Gettysburg, where President Abraham Lincoln famously gave the Gettysburg Address near the end of the American Civil War, his rousing and inspirational speech on the importance of ideals and the duty of citizens. 

Gettysburg is also the famous location of the Battle of Gettysburg, one of the most important battles in American history, and certainly during the Civil War. 

Adams County, PA Location

Adams County residents love living in this ideal location, located directly above the state of Maryland, giving residents ideal access to the cities of Baltimore and Washington to the south. 

This state county is also situated nearly directly in between the two popular Pennsylvania cities of Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, with Pittsburgh located just three and a half hours to the west and Philadelphia just two and a half hours to the east. 

Adams County: Highlights & Amenities

As mentioned, Adams County has a rich history that residents and visitors love learning about. War memorials and museums are common sights in the county, perfect for history buffs. 

Adams County also has plenty of golf courses in the area for avid golfers to enjoy the scenery while teeing off. Just a few of the many golf courses in the area include:

  • Piney Apple Golf Course
  • The Links at Gettysburg
  • Flatbush Golf Course
  • Meadowbrook Golf Course

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