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Amityville, New York

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Welcome to Amityville ...

The coastal village of Amityville is located in Suffolk County.

When the people of Amityville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Amityvillian or Amityvillan.<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Amityville has a population of 9,486 people<2> (see below for details).

Amityville is near sea level<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Amityville had a population of 9,523 people. This makes Amityville the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Amityville represents 0.05% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 254th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,523 people, the population of Amityville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 9,441 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Amityville had an population of 9,486 people. This is a decrease of 0.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.48% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Amityville ...

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

Community   2015
Freeport   [Map]   43,334   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hempstead   [Map]   771,018   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hempstead   [Map]   55,547   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Huntington   [Map]   204,398   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Islip   [Map]   336,113   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Long Beach   [Map]   33,550   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Amityville ...

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

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

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 Amityville. 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 Amityville. 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 Amityville. Our list includes 11 papers.

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

Websites for Amityville ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amityville ...

Looking for more information about Amityville? 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 Amityville, 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 Amityville.

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) Amityville. 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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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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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 ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Amityville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a village's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Amityville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amityville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amityville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Amityville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amityville) 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 Amityville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amityville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amityville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6696, Longitude: -73.4156     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amityville 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 Amityville.


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