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Welcome to Amostown ...

Amostown is located in Hampden County<1>.

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

Amostown is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Amostown is located in the (413) area code.

Communities Also Named Amostown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Amostown - they are located in New Brunswick and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Amostown ...

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

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
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    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Amostown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 152,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Chicopee [Hampden County]
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    • Chicopee [Hampden County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Amostown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,825 people
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  • Enfield [Hartford County]
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    • Enfield [Hartford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Amostown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,559 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Westfield [Hampden County]
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    • Westfield [Hampden County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Amostown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,063 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Amherst [Hampshire County]
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      • Amherst [Hampshire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,643 people
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    • Holyoke [Hampden County]
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      • Holyoke [Hampden County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,921 people
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    • Windsor [Hartford County]
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      • Windsor [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Agawam [Hampden County]
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      • Agawam [Hampden County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,467 people
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    • Northampton [Hampshire County]
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      • Northampton [Hampshire County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,362 people
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    • Simsbury [Hartford County]
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      • Simsbury [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simsbury

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amostown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Massachusetts

About Hampden County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amostown. 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 Hampden, 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 Amostown - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amostown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amostown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1265, Longitude: -72.6593       In this case, the coordinates for Amostown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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