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A post office operated at Adams from 1908 to 1960. The name honors Charles Adams, who bought the site in 1869. By 1910, a resort at Adams could accommodate 400 people, and a new hotel was constructed in 1927.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Adams, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 7. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
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