Adams Station, California

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Coordinates: 41°50′33″N 123°59′33″W / 41.84250°N 123.99250°W / 41.84250; -123.99250

Adams Station
Adams Station is located in California
Adams Station
Adams Station
Location in California
Adams Station is located in the United States
Adams Station
Adams Station
Adams Station (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°50′33″N 123°59′33″W / 41.84250°N 123.99250°W / 41.84250; -123.99250
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyDel Norte County
Elevation338 ft (103 m)

Adams Station is an unincorporated community in Del Norte County, California. It is located on the Smith River just west of Gasquet,[2] at an elevation of 338 feet (103 m).

The place is named for Mary Adams Peacock, who established Adams Station in 1898.[3] Mrs Peacock was a stagecoach driver and proprietress of a tavern here during the stage coach days.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Adams Station, California
  2. ^ a b 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.
  3. ^ a b Cantelow, Ella Dales (January 1957). "BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES ON PERSONS IN WHOSE HONOR ALICE EASTWOOD NAMED NATIVE PLANTS". Leaflets of western botany. 8: 83–101 – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.

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