Adams Tennessee Area And Community Information
The city of Adams is a small but ideal city that offers both convenient access to the larger city Clarksville while providing a suburb quality of life. The small picturesque community located in the central portion of Northern Tennessee is just one of the communities that makes up the larger area of Robertson County. Home to nearly 700 people, the small community delivers ample small-town charm in a lovely rural area.
History of Adams
Nestled along the banks of the Red River and located only 10 miles north of Springfield, the small town of Adams was first called the "Red River Station." Around the year 1860, the town's first post office and railroad depot were built.
The town was eventually renamed "Adams Station" in honor of a local businessman named Reuben Adams who had ties to the local railroad. The town was officially incorporated as "Adams Station" in 1869. Thirty years later, the town was renamed to "Adams," but did not reincorporate until 1909.
Today, the small town of Adams is home to a close-knit community who cherish the town's peaceful small-town charm and rural lifestyle.
Life In Adams
Residents of Adams enjoy living in a beautiful and quaint town that is located approximately a hundred miles north of Nashville. Nestled in between Springfield and Clarksville, the small town on the banks of the Red River offers the advantage of small-town living. Ideally situated between larger cities, residents of Adams enjoy the benefits of a country life with the convenient access to the big city.
Parks and Recreation
Residents of Adams enjoy access to several area parks with great amenities, such as playgrounds, sports fields, and picnic tables.
John Strange Park Located close to City Hall the park, named after the town's first mayor, is a lovely small park in the heart of Adams. The concrete picnic tables and mature trees provide a welcome spot for residents to enjoy a picnic lunch right in the heart of town. Bell School Ball Field and Park A popular park in the area, the Bell School Ball Field and Park is located just behind the Bell School Community Center. The park's extensive grounds include a playground, a ball field, a covered pavilion, and more. The large park is perfect for social gatherings, ball games, or a day of family fun.
Attractions and Activities
Historical and natural attractions abound in the Adams area. If you like fishing, canoeing, or kayaking, the Red River is a great place to enjoy aqueous recreation in the heart of Tennessee. Those in search of interesting historical stories will not be disappointed in the Adams area. Home to the Bell Witch Cave and Cabin, as well as the Adams Museum and Archives, the town of Adams is full of stories from its long and colorful history.
Bell Witch Cave and Cabin The haunted Bell Farm is an attraction for lovers of the paranormal or those interested in colorful area history. Located amid the rolling hills and farmland of the pastoral Adams area, the farm still houses several artifacts from the original cabin. Visitors enjoy tours of the farm and re-constructed Bell Cabin as they are told stories of John Bell and his family.
The Adams Antique Mall The antique mall is located in the old Bell school building. The large collection of antiques boasts two floors of goods that cover a range of periods and styles. The tea room and restaurant, also located in the old school building, will delight with their culinary offerings.
The Adams Museum and Archives Reminisce about the history of the small town at the Adams Museum and archives. Here one will be enthralled with stories from the town's earliest times. The archives also house a collection of pictures, artifacts and antique tools from the Adams of times past. The Red River The Red River is the home base for many outdoor adventures. Kayaking, canoeing and fishing are just some of the outdoor recreation available on the beautiful Tennessee river. Alongside the river one will see trees, fields, and gently rolling hills. The pastoral Tennessee city is accompanied by the aroma of freshly cut tobacco wafting from the many barns that dot the Tennessee countryside. Port Royal State Park Just seven miles from Adams is the Port Royal State Park. once home to the town of Port Royal, today the area is home to a museum that is housed in a building from the original settlement. The site of the historic town is also home to a covered bridge that crosses the Red River. The original bridge was built in 1887 and is available to foot traffic only.
Contact An Adams Real Estate Professional
Those interested in relocating to Adams should contact an area real estate professional. For more information about homes for sale in the Adams area, contact Felicia Long.