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Welcome to Amba ...

Amba is located in Floyd County<1>.

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

Amba is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Amba lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Amba: (606)

Communities near Amba ...

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

  • Pikeville [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pikeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pikeville
    • Pikeville [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Amba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,551 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<5>
  • Prestonsburg [Floyd County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prestonsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prestonsburg
    • Prestonsburg [Floyd County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Amba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,532 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prestonsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prestonsburg<5>
  • Coal Run Village [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Run Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Run Village
    • Coal Run Village [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Amba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal Run Village
  • Pippa Passes [Knott County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pippa Passes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pippa Passes
    • Pippa Passes [Knott County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Amba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pippa Passes
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Martin [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
      • Martin [Floyd County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Amba
      • Estimated population in 2019: 554 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martin<5>
    • Wheelwright [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheelwright have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheelwright
      • Wheelwright [Floyd County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Amba
      • Estimated population in 2019: 503 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheelwright
    • Wayland [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayland
      • Wayland [Floyd County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Amba
      • Estimated population in 2019: 381 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayland
    • Allen [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allen
      • Allen [Floyd County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Amba
      • Estimated population in 2019: 172 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allen<5>
    • Ivel [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivel
      • Ivel [Floyd County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Amba
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ivel<5>
    • Banner [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banner
      • Banner [Floyd County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Amba
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banner<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 Amba. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amba.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amba ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Floyd County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Floyd, 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 Amba - 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- Amba) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amba. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5298, Longitude: -82.6429       In this case, the coordinates for Amba 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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