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Kreis Adelnau (Polish: Powiat odolanowski) was a county in the southern administrative district of Posen, in the Prussian province of Posen. It presently lies in the southern part of Polish region of Greater Poland Voivodeship. According to the 1900 census, it was the county of the German Reich with the highest proportion of native Polish speakers (90.0%). Around 75% of the population voted for the Polish Party ("Polenpartei") in the 1907 and 1912 national elections.
Civil registry offices
In 1905, these police districts (German: Polizeidistrikt) served towns in Kreis Adelnau:
In 1905, these Catholic parish churches served towns in Kreis Adelnau:
In 1905, Protestant parish churches served towns in Kreis Adelnau:
- Statistik des Deutschen Reichs. Band 150: Die Volkszählung am 1. Dezember 1900 im Deutschen Reich. Berlin, 1903, according to Deutsche Verwaltungsgeschichte 1871 - 1990 © 2006 by Dr. Michael Rademacher M.A., http://www.verwaltungsgeschichte.de/fremdsprachen.html