Adams, Decatur County, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Adams is located in Indiana
Adams is located in the US
Coordinates: 39°22′57″N 85°33′36″W / 39.38250°N 85.56000°W / 39.38250; -85.56000Coordinates: 39°22′57″N 85°33′36″W / 39.38250°N 85.56000°W / 39.38250; -85.56000
Country United States
State Indiana
County Decatur
Township Adams
Elevation 883 ft (269 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 175
ZIP code 47240
FIPS code 18-00352[1]
GNIS feature ID 430001[2]

Adams is an unincorporated community in Adams Township, Decatur County, Indiana.


Adams was laid out in 1855, soon after the railroad was extended to that point.[3] It was named after Adams Township.[4]


Adams is located at 39°22′57″N 85°33′36″W / 39.38250°N 85.56000°W / 39.38250; -85.56000.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Adams, Decatur County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Harding, Lewis Albert (1915). History of Decatur County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 105. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 46. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. The name comes from Adams Township, in which it is located.