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Welcome to Amity ...
The location of Amity has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Amity has a population of 217 people<3> (see below for details).
Amity is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Amity lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Amity (for example, toward Canterbury (NB)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT).
The telephone area code for Amity: (207)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Amity had an population of 217 people. This is a decrease of 8.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.05% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Amity had a population of 238 people. This makes Amity the county's 50th most populous community.
The population of Amity represents 0.02% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 428th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 238 people, the population of Amity increased 19.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 199 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Amity.
Communities Also Named Amity ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Amity - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amity.
Communities near Amity ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Amity.
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 Amity. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amity.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amity. 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 Amity.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amity. See our Newspapers Page for Amity.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amity ...
Looking for more information about Amity? 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 Amity, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amity.
Adding Amity to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Amity in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Amity was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Amity on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Maine (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amity on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amity. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Aroostook County: www.aroostook.me.us/
The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022