Adams, California

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Adams Springs
Adams Springs is located in California
Adams Springs
Adams Springs
Location in California
Adams Springs is located in the United States
Adams Springs
Adams Springs
Adams Springs (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°51′23″N 122°43′11″W / 38.85639°N 122.71972°W / 38.85639; -122.71972Coordinates: 38°51′23″N 122°43′11″W / 38.85639°N 122.71972°W / 38.85639; -122.71972
CountryUnited States
CountyLake County
Elevation2,815 ft (858 m)

Adams Springs is an unincorporated community in Lake County, California.[1] It is located 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Whispering Pines,[2] at an elevation of 2815 feet (858 m).[1]

A post office operated at Adams from 1908 to 1960.[2] The name honors Charles Adams, who bought the site in 1869.[2] By 1910, a resort at Adams could accommodate 400 people, and a new hotel was constructed in 1927.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Adams, California
  2. ^ a b c d 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.