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Welcome to Amity ...

Amity is located in Richland County<1>.

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

Amity is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Amity (for example, toward Oaktown (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Amity: (618)

Communities Also Named Amity ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Amity - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Amity ...

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

  • Olney [Richland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olney
    • Olney [Richland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Amity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,674 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olney<5>
  • Robinson [Crawford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinson
    • Robinson [Crawford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Amity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robinson<5>
  • Lawrenceville [Lawrence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceville
    • Lawrenceville [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Amity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<5>
  • Sumner [Lawrence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sumner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumner
    • Sumner [Lawrence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Amity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumner<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newton [Jasper County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
      • Newton [Jasper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,863 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<5>
    • Bridgeport [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
      • Bridgeport [Lawrence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<5>
    • Oblong [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oblong
      • Oblong [Crawford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,371 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oblong
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oblong<5>
    • West Salem [Edwards County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Salem
      • West Salem [Edwards County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 851 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Salem
    • Noble [Richland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noble have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noble
      • Noble [Richland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noble
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Noble<5>
    • Saint Francisville [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Francisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Francisville
      • Saint Francisville [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 622 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Francisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Francisville<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 Amity. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amity.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amity ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Richland, 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 Amity - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amity) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7764, Longitude: -87.9242       In this case, the coordinates for Amity 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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