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Welcome to Amesbury ...
Amesbury was settled in 1654 and was incorporated in 1668.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Amesbury has a population of 17,535 people<2> (see below for details).
Amesbury is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Amesbury lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Amesbury: (978) & (351)<4>
The ZIP code for Amesbury: 01913<5>
Websites for Amesbury ...
Official Website: www.amesburyma.gov/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Amesbury had an population of 17,535 people. This is an increase of 7.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.6% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Amesbury had a population of 16,283 people. This makes Amesbury the county's 15th most populous community.
The population of Amesbury represents 0.25% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 118th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 16,283 people, the population of Amesbury decreased 1.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,450 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Amesbury.
Communities Also Named Amesbury ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Amesbury - it's located in Alberta.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amesbury.
Communities near Amesbury ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Amesbury.
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 Amesbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amesbury.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amesbury. 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 Amesbury.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amesbury. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Amesbury.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amesbury ...
Looking for more information about Amesbury? 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 Amesbury, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amesbury.
Adding Amesbury to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Amesbury in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Amesbury was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Amesbury in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Amesbury.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Amesbury: www.amesburyma.gov/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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