The City of Adam stood "beside Zarethan" (Joshua 3:16) on the east bank of the Jordan. At this city, the flow of the water was arrested and rose up "upon an heap" at the time of the Israelites' passing over (Joshua 3:16).
Some or all of this article is forked from Wikipedia. The original article was at City of Adam. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. This entry incorporates text from the public domain Easton's Bible Dictionary, originally published in 1897.