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Amite City, Louisiana

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Welcome to Amite City ...

The town of Amite City is located in Tangipahoa Parish and is the Parish Seat for Tangipahoa Parish.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Amite City has a population of 4,375 people<1> (see below for details).

Amite City is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Amite City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Amite City is within the (985) area code.

The ZIP code for Amite City: 70422<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Amite City had a population of 4,141 people. This makes Amite City the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Amite City represents 0.09% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,141 people, the population of Amite City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,110 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Amite City had an population of 4,375 people. This is an increase of 5.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.45% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Amite City.

Communities near Amite City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015
Albany   [Map]   1,104   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fluker   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Greensburg   [Map]   685   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hammond   [Map]   20,480   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Independence   [Map]   1,810   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kentwood   [Map]   2,340   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Amite City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amite City. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amite City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amite City. Our list includes 24 papers, published between 1864 and 1929.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Amite City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amite City ...

Looking for more information about Amite City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Amite City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Amite City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Amite City. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Tangipahoa Parish

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amite City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amite City.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amite City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Amite City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Amite City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Amite City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amite City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Amite City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amite City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amite City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7323, Longitude: -90.5132     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amite City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Amite City.


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