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Welcome to Amenia ...

Amenia is located in Piatt County<1>.

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

Amenia is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Amenia is located in the (217) area code.

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.

Communities near Amenia ...

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

  • Decatur [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
    • Decatur [Macon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Amenia
    • Estimated population in 2018: 71,290 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<5>
  • Mahomet [Champaign County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mahomet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mahomet
    • Mahomet [Champaign County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Amenia
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mahomet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mahomet<5>
  • Clinton [De Witt County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton [De Witt County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Amenia
    • Estimated population in 2018: 6,927 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<5>
  • Monticello [Piatt County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
    • Monticello [Piatt County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Amenia
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forsyth [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forsyth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forsyth
      • Forsyth [Macon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Amenia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,496 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forsyth<5>
    • Farmer City [De Witt County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmer City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmer City
      • Farmer City [De Witt County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Amenia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,941 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmer City<5>
    • Maroa [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maroa
      • Maroa [Macon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Amenia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,716 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maroa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maroa<5>
    • Bement [Piatt County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bement have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bement
      • Bement [Piatt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Amenia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,681 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bement
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bement<5>
    • Cerro Gordo [Piatt County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cerro Gordo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cerro Gordo
      • Cerro Gordo [Piatt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Amenia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cerro Gordo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cerro Gordo<5>
    • Long Creek [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Creek
      • Long Creek [Macon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Amenia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,282 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Creek

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Amenia.

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

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 ...

Find a Community located in 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Piatt, 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 Amenia - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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       In this case, the coordinates for Amenia 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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