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Welcome to Amsterdam ...

Amsterdam is located in Decatur County.

The location of Amsterdam has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

Amsterdam is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Amsterdam (for example, toward Sneads (FL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Amsterdam is within the (229) 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 California, 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.

  • Bainbridge [Decatur County]
  • Cairo [Grady County]
  • Quincy [Gadsden County]
  • Midway [Gadsden County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Havana [Gadsden County]
    • Gretna [Gadsden County]
    • Whigham [Grady County]
    • Attapulgus [Decatur County]
    • Climax [Decatur County]
    • Calvary [Grady 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.

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 ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Decatur County

About Georgia

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 State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<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 '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- Amsterdam) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amsterdam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7274, Longitude: -84.4357       In this case, the coordinates for Amsterdam have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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