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Town of Amenia, New York

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Welcome to Amenia ...

The Town of Amenia is located in Dutchess County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, the Town of Amenia has a population of 4,284 people<1> (see below for details).

Amenia is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Amenia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Amenia had a population of 4,436 people. This makes Amenia the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Amenia represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 528th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,436 people, the population of Amenia increased 9.58% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,048 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Amenia had an population of 4,284 people. This is a decrease of 3.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.83% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Amenia ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
New Milford (CT)   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beekman   [Map]   14,455   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dover   [Map]   8,494   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hyde Park   [Map]   21,214   W   18 miles [29 km]
La Grange   [Map]   15,705   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pawling   [Map]   8,337   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Amenia. 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 Amenia. 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 Amenia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amenia ...

Looking for more information about Amenia? 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.

Looking for more information about Amenia? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Amenia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Amenia.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Amenia. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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 Amenia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dutchess County: www.dutchessny.gov/

The official website for State of New York: www.ny.gov/







Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amenia - 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 starts in Amenia. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amenia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Amenia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Amenia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amenia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8231, Longitude: -73.5587     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amenia 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 Amenia.



 
 
 

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