Adams Station, California

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Coordinates: 41°50′33″N123°59′33″W / 41.84250°N 123.99250°W / 41.84250; -123.99250

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Adams Station
Adams Station (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°50′33″N123°59′33″W / 41.84250°N 123.99250°W / 41.84250; -123.99250
Country United States
State California
County Del Norte County
Elevation
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338 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]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Adams Station, California
  2. 1 2 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. 1 2 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.