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Amber, Arkansas

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The location of Amber

Welcome to Amber ...

So far, we have found very little information about Amber. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Amber to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Amber, please Contact Us.

Amber would have been located within present day Grant County.

The location of Amber has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Amber is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Amber was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Amber ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Amber and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Bauxite   [Map]   546   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
England   [Map]   2,744   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pine Bluff   [Map]   42,984   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Prattsville   [Map]   305   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Redfield   [Map]   1,540   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Shannon Hills   [Map]   3,806   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Amber ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Amber - they are located in Alabama, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Ontario and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amber. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amber. 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 Amber.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Amber, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amber - 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amber) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amber. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3770, Longitude: -92.2376     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amber have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amber.

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