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Welcome to Amos ...

Amos is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Amos is located in Baxter County<1>.

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

Amos is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Amos is located in the (870) area code.

Adding Amos to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Amos in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Amos was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amos on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Amos ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Amos - they are located in Alabama, California, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, Quebec, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Amos ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Amos.

  • Mountain Home [Baxter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
    • Mountain Home [Baxter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Amos
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,638 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Home
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Home<5>
  • Gassville [Baxter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassville
    • Gassville [Baxter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Amos
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gassville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassville<5>
  • Flippin [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flippin
    • Flippin [Marion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Amos
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flippin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flippin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flippin<5>
  • Yellville [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellville
    • Yellville [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Amos
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,154 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yellville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cotter [Baxter County]
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      • Cotter [Baxter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Amos
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 956 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cotter<5>
    • Gainesville [Ozark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
      • Gainesville [Ozark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Amos
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesville<5>
    • Summit [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
      • Summit [Marion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Amos
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 589 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Norfork [Baxter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norfork
      • Norfork [Baxter County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Amos
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 542 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norfork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norfork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norfork<5>
    • Salesville [Baxter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salesville
      • Salesville [Baxter County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Amos
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salesville<5>
    • Lead Hill [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lead Hill
      • Lead Hill [Boone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Amos
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead Hill<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amos. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amos.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amos. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Amos.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amos. See our Newspapers Page for Amos.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amos ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Baxter County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Baxter County: www.baxtercounty.org/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Baxter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amos - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amos) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amos. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3659, Longitude: -92.5549       In this case, the coordinates for Amos have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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