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Amsterdam, California

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Welcome to Amsterdam ...

Amsterdam is located in Merced County<1>.

When the people of Amsterdam refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Amsterdamian<2>

Amsterdam is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Amsterdam is within the (209) area code.

Communities Also Named Amsterdam ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Amsterdam - they are located in Georgia, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Amsterdam ...

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

  • Merced [Merced County]
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    • Merced [Merced County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Amsterdam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,235 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merced<5>
  • Turlock [Stanislaus County]
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    • Turlock [Stanislaus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Amsterdam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,059 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turlock<5>
  • Atwater [Merced County]
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    • Atwater [Merced County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Amsterdam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,296 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atwater<5>
  • Livingston [Merced County]
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    • Livingston [Merced County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Amsterdam
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,926 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterford [Stanislaus County]
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      • Waterford [Stanislaus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Amsterdam
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,944 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterford<5>
    • Winton [Merced County]
    • Fluhr [Merced County]
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      • Fluhr [Merced County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Amsterdam
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    • Cressey [Merced County]
    • Ballico [Merced County]
    • Snelling [Merced 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 Amsterdam. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amsterdam.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amsterdam ...

Looking for more information about Amsterdam? 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 Amsterdam, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amsterdam.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About Merced County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Merced County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Merced, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Amsterdam refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Amsterdam may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amsterdam - 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' (or 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- Amsterdam) 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 Amsterdam. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AmsterdamOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amsterdam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4303, Longitude: -120.5417    
<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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