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Welcome to Amite City ...

The town of Amite City is located in Tangipahoa Parish and is the Parish Seat for Tangipahoa Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Amite City has a population of 4,442 people<2> (see below for details).

Amite City is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Amite City: (985)

The ZIP code for Amite City: 70422<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Amite City had a population of 4,141 people. This makes Amite City the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Amite City represents 0.09% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,141 people, the population of Amite City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,110 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Amite City had an population of 4,442 people. This is an increase of 7.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.08% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Amite City.

Communities near Amite City ...

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 Amite City and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albany   [Map]   1,112   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fluker   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Greensburg   [Map]   666   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hammond   [Map]   20,480   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Independence   [Map]   1,891   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kentwood   [Map]   2,404   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Amite City.

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 Amite City. 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 Amite City. 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 Amite City. Our list includes 24 papers, published between 1864 and 1929.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amite City ...

Looking for more information about Amite City? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Amite City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Amite City.

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About Tangipahoa Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.com/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amite City.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amite City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Amite City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Amite City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amite City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Amite City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amite City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amite City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7323, Longitude: -90.5132     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amite City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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