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Welcome to Amherst Center ...

Amherst Center is located in Hampshire County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Amherst Center: Amherst Ctr. (or less commonly used: Amherst Cen., Amherst Cent. or Amherst Cntr.)

Amherst Center is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Amherst Center lies within the (413) area code.

Communities near Amherst Center ...

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

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
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    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Amherst Center
    • Estimated population in 2018: 155,032 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Chicopee [Hampden County]
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    • Chicopee [Hampden County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Amherst Center
    • Estimated population in 2018: 55,582 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicopee
  • Holyoke [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holyoke
    • Holyoke [Hampden County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Amherst Center
    • Estimated population in 2018: 40,358 people
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  • Northampton [Hampshire County]
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    • Northampton [Hampshire County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Amherst Center
    • Estimated population in 2018: 28,726 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Springfield [Hampden County]
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      • West Springfield [Hampden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Amherst Center
      • Estimated population in 2017: 28,704 people
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    • Ludlow [Hampden County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludlow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludlow
      • Ludlow [Hampden County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Amherst Center
      • Estimated population in 2018: 21,478 people
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    • South Hadley [Hampshire County]
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      • South Hadley [Hampshire County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Amherst Center
      • Estimated population in 2018: 17,806 people
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    • Greenfield [Franklin County]
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      • Greenfield [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Amherst Center
      • Estimated population in 2017: 17,442 people
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    • Easthampton [Hampshire County]
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      • Easthampton [Hampshire County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Amherst Center
      • Estimated population in 2017: 16,050 people
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    • Belchertown [Hampshire County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belchertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belchertown
      • Belchertown [Hampshire County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Amherst Center
      • Estimated population in 2018: 15,134 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belchertown

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 Amherst Center. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amherst Center.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amherst Center ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Massachusetts

About Hampshire County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Hampshire, 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 Amherst Center - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amherst Center) 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 Amherst Center. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amherst Center

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amherst Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3754, Longitude: -72.5193       In this case, the coordinates for Amherst Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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