New Hampshire, United States
Mount Adams, elevation 5774 feet above sea level, is the second highest mountain in New Hampshire, after Mt. Washington, and is the highest peak in the northeast United States which does not have an auto road to the summit. Located in the Northern Presidential Range, Mount Adams was named after John Adams, the second president of the United States. It was given this name on July 31, 1820. To the north and east is Mount Madison and to the south and west is Mount Jefferson.
There are two major subsidiary peaks of Mt. Adams: Mount Sam Adams and Mount Quincy Adams, named after John Adams' cousin, Revolutionary leader Samuel Adams, and son, President John Quincy Adams, respectively. These peaks along with the two other sub-peaks, Adams 4 and Adams 5 are collectively referred to as the "Adams Family" of peaks.