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Adams, California

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Welcome to Adams ...

Adams is located in Lake County<1>.

The location of Adams has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Adams is 2,810 feet [856 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Adams is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Adams lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Adams is located in the (707) area code.

Adding Adams to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Adams in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Adams elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Adams on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Adams ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Adams - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (5), Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Adams.

Communities near Adams ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Adams.

  • Clearlake [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearlake
    • Clearlake [Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,267 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearlake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearlake<5>
  • Healdsburg [Sonoma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Healdsburg
    • Healdsburg [Sonoma County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,845 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Healdsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Healdsburg<5>
  • Cloverdale [Sonoma County]
  • Lakeport [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeport
    • Lakeport [Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Adams
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,006 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeport<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lower Lake [Lake County]
    • Mercuryville [Sonoma County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercuryville
      • Mercuryville [Sonoma County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Adams
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mercuryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Clearlake Park [Lake County]
    • Hidden Valley Lake [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Valley Lake
      • Hidden Valley Lake [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Adams
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hidden Valley Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidden Valley Lake
    • Middletown [Lake County]
    • Kelseyville [Lake County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Adams. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Adams.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Adams. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Adams.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adams. See our Newspapers Page for Adams.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adams ...

Looking for more information about Adams? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Adams, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Adams.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Adams. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Lake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adams - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Adams) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8563, Longitude: -122.7197       In this case, the coordinates for Adams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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