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The location of Amenia









Welcome to Amenia ...

Amenia is located in Piatt County.

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

Amenia is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Amenia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Amenia: (217)

Communities near Amenia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Amenia and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bement   [Map]   1,684   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cerro Gordo   [Map]   1,339   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clinton   [Map]   6,981   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Decatur   [Map]   72,174   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Farmer City   [Map]   1,977   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Forsyth   [Map]   3,529   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Amenia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Amenia - they are located in New York and North Dakota.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amenia. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amenia. 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 Amenia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amenia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Illinois

About Piatt County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Piatt County: www.piattcounty.org/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amenia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amenia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amenia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0220, Longitude: -88.6665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amenia 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 Amenia.

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