Adams

Berkshire County, Massachusetts

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The valley town of Adams in northern Berkshire County is a diverse community offering myriad recreational and cultural options that give it a vibrant atmosphere in all seasons.

The northern Berkshire County town of Adams, which lies along the valley surrounding the Hoosic River, comprises 23 square miles. The former mill town, incorporated in 1778, was named for Revolutionary War leader Samuel Adams, who was also one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Today, approximately 8, 485 people call Adams home, which was once a major producer of textiles, including cotton and wool, as well as lumber and plastic. The community is known for its recreational and scenic beauty, architectural preservation and close proximity to the neighboring city of North Adams, which was once a part of Adams before splitting off in 1878. Several notables have ties to the community. Susan B. Anthony was born here in 1820, and the Quaker civil rights leader/suffragist’s childhood home has been preserved as a museum. And President William McKinley made several visits to Adams, including one 1897 when he helped lay the cornerstone of the local library. A statue honoring the President’s role in the town’s history stands at the site. Adams, along with neighboring Chester, comprise the regional school district, and the town is also home to the Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School. Adams is a diverse community offering myriad recreational, cultural, agricultural and historical options. A street festival, agricultural fair, fall fest, ski fest and so much more give Adams a vibrant atmosphere in all seasons.

The northern Berkshire County town of Adams, which lies along the valley surrounding the Hoosic River, comprises 23 square miles. The former mill town, incorporated in 1778, was named for Revolutionary War leader Samuel Adams, who was also one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Today, approximately 8, 485 people call Adams home, which was once a major producer of textiles, including cotton and wool, as well as lumber and plastic. The community is known for its recreational and scenic beauty, architectural preservation and close proximity to the neighboring city of North Adams, which was once a part of Adams before splitting off in 1878. Several notables have ties to the community. Susan B. Anthony was born here in 1820, and the Quaker civil rights leader/suffragist’s childhood home has been preserved as a museum. And President William McKinley made several visits to Adams, including one 1897 when he helped lay the cornerstone of the local library. A statue honoring the President’s role in the town’s history stands at the site. Adams, along with neighboring Chester, comprise the regional school district, and the town is also home to the Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School. Adams is a diverse community offering myriad recreational, cultural, agricultural and historical options. A street festival, agricultural fair, fall fest, ski fest and so much more give Adams a vibrant atmosphere in all seasons.

The northern Berkshire County town of Adams, which lies along the valley surrounding the Hoosic River, comprises 23 square miles. The former mill town, incorporated in 1778, was named for Revolutionary War leader Samuel Adams, who was also one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Today, approximately 8, 485 people call Adams home, which was once a major producer of textiles, including cotton and wool, as well as lumber and plastic. The community is known for its recreational and scenic beauty, architectural preservation and close proximity to the neighboring city of North Adams, which was once a part of Adams before splitting off in 1878. Several notables have ties to the community. Susan B. Anthony was born here in 1820, and the Quaker civil rights leader/suffragist’s childhood home has been preserved as a museum. And President William McKinley made several visits to Adams, including one 1897 when he helped lay the cornerstone of the local library. A statue honoring the President’s role in the town’s history stands at the site. Adams, along with neighboring Chester, comprise the regional school district, and the town is also home to the Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School. Adams is a diverse community offering myriad recreational, cultural, agricultural and historical options. A street festival, agricultural fair, fall fest, ski fest and so much more give Adams a vibrant atmosphere in all seasons.

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Featured Listings

71 Park St
Adams, MA $475,000

71 Park St

Adams, MA

$475,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 1/1 Baths
  • 14,371 Sqft
77 Commercial St
Adams, MA $369,900

77 Commercial St

Adams, MA

$369,900
  • 8 Beds
  • 4/3 Baths
  • 9,516 Sqft
77 Commercial St
Adams, MA $369,900

77 Commercial St

Adams, MA

$369,900
  • 8 Beds
  • 4/3 Baths
  • 9,516 Sqft
Lot 24 Orchard St
Adams, MA $345,000

Lot 24 Orchard St

Adams, MA

$345,000
  • 28.00 Acres
15 Printworks Dr
Adams, MA $1,495,000

15 Printworks Dr

Adams, MA

$1,495,000
  • 0/3 Baths
  • 15,360 Sqft
6 Renfrew St
Adams, MA $1,000,000

6 Renfrew St

Adams, MA

$1,000,000
  • 0/4 Baths
  • 10,560 Sqft
10 Harmony St
Adams, MA $899,000

10 Harmony St

Adams, MA

$899,000
  • 138,000 Sqft
84-90 Summer St
Adams, MA $499,900

84-90 Summer St

Adams, MA

$499,900
  • 9/3 Baths
  • 9,225 Sqft

Adams

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Median Sales Price

July 2022 - Single Family Homes

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