About This Place
Adams is a city in Robertson County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 566 at the 2000 census.
Originally incorporated as Red River in 1869, the town was renamed Adams in 1898 in honor of James Reuben Adams, who first owned much of the land on which the town was built. The town's charter was repealed in 1899. Adams was reincorporated in 1908 and incorporated as a city in 1963.
Adams is said to be the site of an infamous haunting, the Bell Witch. The first manifestations of the Bell Witch haunting supposedly occurred in 1817 through 1820 on a farm owned by John Bell. A memorial to the Bell family can be found at Bellwood Cemetery.