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Welcome to Amos ...

Amos is located in Allen County<1>.

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

Amos is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Amos: (270)

Communities Also Named Amos ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Amos - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, Quebec, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Amos ...

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

  • Hartsville [Trousdale County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartsville
    • Hartsville [Trousdale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Amos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,284 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartsville<5>
  • Lafayette [Macon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette
    • Lafayette [Macon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Amos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<5>
  • Scottsville [Allen County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville [Allen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Amos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,541 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville<5>
  • Westmoreland [Sumner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmoreland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmoreland
    • Westmoreland [Sumner County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Amos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmoreland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westmoreland<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Red Boiling Springs [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Boiling Springs
      • Red Boiling Springs [Macon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Amos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Boiling Springs<5>
    • Gamaliel [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gamaliel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamaliel
      • Gamaliel [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Amos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 358 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamaliel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gamaliel<5>
    • Fountain Run [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fountain Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain Run
      • Fountain Run [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Amos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 209 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Run
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Run<5>
    • Bransford [Sumner County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bransford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bransford
      • Bransford [Sumner County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Amos
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 170 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bransford
    • Oak Forest [Allen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Forest
      • Oak Forest [Allen County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Amos
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Forest
    • Adolphus [Allen County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adolphus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adolphus
      • Adolphus [Allen County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Amos
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adolphus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adolphus<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 Amos. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amos.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amos ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Kentucky

About Allen County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amos. 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 Allen, 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 Amos - 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- Amos) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amos. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6525, Longitude: -86.0883       In this case, the coordinates for Amos 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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