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Since it was created in 1993, the Adams County Rural and Industrial Development Commission (ACRIDC) has been helping to coordinate and direct the economic development of Adams County, Wisconsin.

Our goals are simple: we want to create as many new viable business opportunities and jobs as possible, while at the same time taking care to help our existing businesses expand.

Adams County Rural & Industrial Development Commission
500 Main Street - PO Box 236 - Friendship, WI 53934
Phone: 608-339-6945 Fax: 608-339-0052
In just a few short years, Adams County has undergone an encouraging transformation. The ACRIDC offers innovative financing packages to assist new and existing businesses in start up and expansion. Adams County is one of the fastest growing Counties in Wisconsin, and we take pride in our proactive approach to seeking out new businesses. We are an aggresive participant in develoment projects, going far beyond the reach of other counties in our involvement in economic development. Adams County has many resources available for businesses who are wise enough to locate or expand here.

The success of Adams County development is evident wherever one looks. Remodeled storefronts, quaint street lamps, the first shopping mall, and the recently restored McGowan House, home of the Adams County Historical Society, all reflect the positive outlook and cooperative attitude among the people, businesses, and governing bodies of Adams County.

Investing in Tomorrow

Click Here for more information on the Adams-Friendship School District!

In 1996, the taxpayers of Adams County approved a $15 million referendum authorizing the construction of a new high school and major improvements to every building in the system.

The Adams Friendship School District consists of 6 public elementary and middle schools (K-8) with an enrollment of approx. 1327 students. The Adams Friendship High School has and enrollment of approx. 618 students in grades 9-12.

Important Links

For the Adams County Government website click the following link: Adams County Government
For Adams County Land Records go to: Adams County Land Record