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Welcome to Amity ...

Amity is located in Lincoln County<1>.

The location of Amity has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Amity is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Amity: (706) and (762)<4>

Websites for Amity ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.lincolncountyga.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Amity, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Amity ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Amity - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Amity ...

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

  • Columbia Mine [McDuffie County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia Mine
    • Columbia Mine [McDuffie County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Amity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia Mine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Thomson [McDuffie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomson
    • Thomson [McDuffie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Amity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,463 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomson<6>
  • Washington [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Wilkes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Amity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,907 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Amity
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hamilton Crossroads [McDuffie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton Crossroads
      • Hamilton Crossroads [McDuffie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton Crossroads
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesters Ferry
      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesters Ferry
    • Lundberg [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lundberg
      • Lundberg [Wilkes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 831 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lundberg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lundberg
    • Cadley [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadley
      • Cadley [Warren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 540 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cadley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadley
    • Dearing [McDuffie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dearing
      • Dearing [McDuffie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Amity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 529 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dearing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dearing<6>
    • Tignall [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tignall
      • Tignall [Wilkes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Amity
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tignall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tignall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tignall<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amity ...

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

Adding Amity to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Amity 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 Amity was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Amity on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Lincoln County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.lincolncountyga.com

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amity - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amity) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6760, Longitude: -82.4896       In this case, the coordinates for Amity have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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