Adams Mountain Article

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Adams Mountain
Adams Mountain, NC viewed from Beacon Heights, Oct 2016.jpg
Adams Mountain viewed from Beacon Heights
Highest point
Elevation2,490 ft (760 m)  [1]
Coordinates 35°55′52″N 81°43′28″W / 35.93111°N 81.72444°W / 35.93111; -81.72444
ADAMS MOUNTAIN Latitude and Longitude:

35°55′52″N 81°43′28″W / 35.93111°N 81.72444°W / 35.93111; -81.72444
Adams Mountain is located in North Carolina
Adams Mountain
Adams Mountain
Location in North Carolina
Location Caldwell County, North Carolina, U.S.
Parent range Blue Ridge Mountains
Topo map USGS Collettsville

Adams Mountain (variant name: Adams Knob [1]) is a mountain near the unincorporated community of Collettsville, North Carolina. It is situated wholly within Pisgah National Forest. It reaches 2,490 feet (759 m) and is nearby Brown Mountain Ridge, which is known for its mysterious Brown Mountain Lights. Adams Mountain generates feeder streams for the Catawba River.

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Adams Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-12-29.