Adams, Ilocos Norte

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Official seal of Adams
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Adams
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Adams
Adams is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°28′N 120°54′E / 18.467°N 120.900°E / 18.467; 120.900Coordinates: 18°28′N 120°54′E / 18.467°N 120.900°E / 18.467; 120.900
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Ilocos Norte
District 1st District
Founded May 16, 1983
Barangays 1
 • Mayor Eric Bawingan
 • Vice Mayor Wagner Poking
 • Total 159.31 km2 (61.51 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,785
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2922
Dialing code 77
Income class 5th Class; Rural

Adams is a fifth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 1,785 people.[3]


Adams, Ilocos Norte is composed of only 1 barangay (Adams Proper). However, it is proposed to be divided into 5 barangays namely; Bugnay, Malasin, Adams(Poblacion), Saplid and Bucarot.


Population census of Adams
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 1,119 —    
1995 1,287 +2.66%
2000 1,480 +3.04%
2007 1,522 +0.39%
2010 1,785 +5.97%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

Adams' population is a mixture of different tribes like yapayaos, immallods, kankanaeys, bago and ilocanos.[5]


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: ILOCOS NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Ilocos Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  5. ^ Wallace, Ben J. (2006). The changing village environment in Southeast Asia: applied anthropology and environmental reclamation in the northern Philippines. Psychology Press. p. 36. ISBN 978-0-415-36484-3. 

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