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Welcome to Amboy ...

Amboy is located in San Bernardino County<1>.



Amboy was established in 1883.

Amboy is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Amboy: (760) and (442)<3>

The ZIP code for Amboy: 92304<4>

Communities Also Named Amboy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Amboy - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Amboy ...

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

  • Bagdad ‑ Historic
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bagdad
    • Bagdad is located in San Bernardino County
  • Chambless
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chambless
    • Chambless is located in San Bernardino County
  • Cadiz
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Siberia ‑ Historic
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Siberia
    • Siberia is located in San Bernardino County
  • Archer ‑ Historic
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archer
    • Archer is located in San Bernardino County
  • Ludlow
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest)
  • Kerens ‑ Historic
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kerens have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kerens
    • Kerens is located in San Bernardino County
  • Chubbuck ‑ Historic
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chubbuck
    • Chubbuck is located in San Bernardino County
  • Essex
    (30 miles [48.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Glasgow ‑ Historic
    (30 miles [48.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
    • Glasgow is located in San Bernardino County

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amboy ...

Looking for more information about Amboy? 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 Amboy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Amboy.

Adding Amboy to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Amboy was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Amboy mentioned on a train schedule titled Trailways Santa Fe Bus Time Table (July 1945).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Amboy.

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

The official website for San Bernardino County: www.sbcounty.gov/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including San Bernardino, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amboy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).
<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 community (such as Amboy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Amboy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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