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Amboy, California

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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) & (442)<3>

The ZIP code for Amboy: 92304<4>

Communities Also Named Amboy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [San Bernardino County] - Historic
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    • Bagdad [San Bernardino County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Amboy
  • Chambless [San Bernardino County]
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    • Chambless [San Bernardino County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Amboy
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  • Cadiz [San Bernardino County]
  • Siberia [San Bernardino County] - Historic
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    • Siberia [San Bernardino County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Amboy
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Archer [San Bernardino County] - Historic
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      • Archer [San Bernardino County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the southeast of Amboy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archer have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ludlow [San Bernardino County]
    • Kerens [San Bernardino County] - Historic
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      • Kerens [San Bernardino County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the north of Amboy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kerens have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Chubbuck [San Bernardino County] - Historic
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      • Chubbuck [San Bernardino County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Amboy
    • Essex [San Bernardino County]
    • Glasgow [San Bernardino County] - Historic
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      • Glasgow [San Bernardino County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the north of Amboy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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.

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

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

We also found Amboy on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).

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

Mentions & References for Amboy

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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>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 from Point A (ie- Amboy) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Amboy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AmboyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amboy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5583, Longitude: -115.7439    
<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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