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Welcome to Amboy ...
The city of Amboy is located in Lee County.
The location of Amboy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Amboy has a population of 2,344 people<2> (see below for details).
Amboy was established in 1854.
The community of Amboy is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Amboy lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Amboy: (815) and (779)<4>
The ZIP code for Amboy: 61310<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Amboy had a population of 2,500 people (or 6.94% of the total population of Lee County). This makes Amboy the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Amboy represents 0.02% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 451st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,500 people, the population of Amboy decreased 2.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,561 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Amboy had an population of 2,344 people. This is a decrease of 6.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.47% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Amboy.
Communities near Amboy ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Amboy and not the distance if driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Amboy.
Communities Also Named Amboy ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Amboy - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amboy.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Amboy:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amboy ...
Looking for more information about Amboy? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Amboy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Amboy.
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019