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Welcome to Amsco ...

Amsco is located in Canyon County<1>.

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

Amsco is 2,500 feet [762 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Amsco is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Amsco lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Amsco is located in the (208) area code.

Communities near Amsco ...

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

  • Meridian [Ada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
    • Meridian [Ada County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Amsco
    • Estimated population in 2019: 114,161 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meridian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<5>
  • Nampa [Canyon County]
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    • Nampa [Canyon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Amsco
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99,277 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nampa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nampa<5>
  • Caldwell [Canyon County]
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    • Caldwell [Canyon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Amsco
    • Estimated population in 2019: 58,481 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caldwell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caldwell<5>
  • Eagle [Ada County]
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    • Eagle [Ada County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Amsco
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,796 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garden City [Ada County]
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      • Garden City [Ada County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Amsco
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,969 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<5>
    • Star [Ada County]
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      • Star [Ada County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Amsco
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Star<5>
    • Middleton [Canyon County]
    • Emmett [Gem County]
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      • Emmett [Gem County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Amsco
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,054 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmett<5>
    • Nyssa [Malheur County]
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      • Nyssa [Malheur County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Amsco
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,185 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nyssa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nyssa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nyssa<5>
    • Homedale [Owyhee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homedale
      • Homedale [Owyhee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Amsco
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homedale<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amsco ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Canyon County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Canyon County: www.canyoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Canyon, 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 Amsco - 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- Amsco) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amsco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7646, Longitude: -116.6493       In this case, the coordinates for Amsco have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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