Adams, MA is a beautiful small town located in the hills of the Berkshires and is filled with many scenic and historic sites. Its position set in the valley between Mount Greylock (Massachusetts’ highest peak) and the Hoosac Range make it a great place for the outdoor enthusiast. You can check out striking scenery such as the Greylock Glen and Mount Greylock State Reservation. Outdoor Life named Adams as one of the top 200 Towns for Outdoorsman in 2008. A large part of the Ashwillticook Rail Trail is also located in Adams, MA. This walking, biking and skating trail is a wonderful place to take the whole family for some exercise and fresh air. Adams is also home to many historic sites like the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace, Quaker Meeting House, and many other rehabilitated buildings including the Armory Court and Jones Block.

Adams, MA Quick Facts

Population: 8,809
Settled: 1762
Incorporated: 1778
Named after Samuel Adams
Original name was East Hoosac Township
Elevation: 799ft
Adams, MA town website
Town Hall: 8 Park St, Adams, MA 01220
Phone: (413) 743-8300


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