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Amador City, California

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Welcome to Amador City ...

The city of Amador City is located in Amador County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Amador City has a population of 190 people<2> (see below for details).

Amador City was established in 1853 and was incorporated June 2, 1915.

The community of Amador City is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Amador City lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Amador City: (209)

The ZIP code for Amador City: 95601<4>

Websites for Amador City ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Amador City had an population of 190 people. This is an increase of 2.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Amador City had a population of 185 people. This makes Amador City the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 185 people, the population of Amador City decreased 5.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 196 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Amador City.

Adding Amador City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Amador City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

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

We also found Amador City on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

Communities near Amador City ...

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

  • Ione [Amador County]
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    • Ione [Amador County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Amador City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,568 people
    • Former names for Ione:
    • Bedbug
    • Freeze Out
    • Hardscrabble
    • Ione City
    • Ione Valley
    • Jone City
    • Jone Valley
    • Rickeyville
    • Woosterville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ione
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ione<6>
  • Jackson [Amador County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Amador County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Amador City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,840 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Plymouth [Amador County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
    • Plymouth [Amador County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Amador City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,076 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<6>
  • Fiddletown [Amador County]
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    • Pine Grove [Amador County]
    • Big Bar [Calaveras County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Bar
      • Big Bar [Calaveras County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Amador City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Bar
    • May [Amador County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for May
      • May [Amador County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Amador City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for May have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • River Pines [Amador County]
    • Electra [Amador County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Electra
      • Electra [Amador County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Amador City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Electra have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mokelumne Hill [Calaveras County]

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 Amador City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amador City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amador City. 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 Amador City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amador City ...

Looking for more information about Amador City? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Amador City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Amador City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Amador City:

The official website for Amador County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Amador, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amador City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amador City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Amador City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Amador City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amador City) 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 Amador City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amador CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amador City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4192, Longitude: -120.8247    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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