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Amory, Mississippi

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Welcome to Amory ...

The city of Amory is located in Monroe County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Amory has a population of 7,067 people<1> (see below for details).

Amory is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Amory lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Amory had a population of 7,316 people (which is 19.78% of the total population of Monroe County). This makes Amory the county's most populous community.

The population of Amory represents 0.25% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,316 people, the population of Amory increased 5.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,956 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Amory had an population of 7,067 people. This is a decrease of 3.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.6% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Amory.

Communities near Amory ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Amory and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Detroit (AL)   [Map]   227   E   18 miles [29 km]
Aberdeen   [Map]   5,397   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fulton   [Map]   4,077   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gattman   [Map]   87   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nettleton   [Map]   1,953   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Okolona   [Map]   2,638   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Amory.

Communities Also Named Amory ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Amory - it's located in Missouri.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amory.

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 Amory. 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 Amory. 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 Amory. Our list includes 12 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amory ...

Looking for more information about Amory? 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 Amory, 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 Amory.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Amory. 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Amory. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amory) 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 Amory. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amory

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amory. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9813, Longitude: -88.4824     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amory have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Amory.



 
 
 

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