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The location of Amston

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Welcome to Amston ...

Amston is located in Tolland County.

Amston is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Amston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Amston: (860)

The ZIP code for Amston: 06231<2>

Communities near Amston ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Amston and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
East Hartford   [Map]   50,237   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Glastonbury   [Map]   34,584   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Manchester   [Map]   57,873   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   25,969   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Middletown   [Map]   46,544   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Middletown   [Map]   46,544   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Amston.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amston. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amston. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amston.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Amston:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amston ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Amston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Amston.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Amston. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: www.ct.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 Amston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Amston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Amston. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amston) 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 Amston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6254, Longitude: -72.3431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amston.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Amston.