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Amasa, Michigan

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The location of Amasa

Welcome to Amasa ...

Amasa is located in the western region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).

Amasa is located in Iron County.

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

Amasa is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Amasa, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Amasa: (906)

The ZIP code for Amasa: 49903<3>

Communities near Amasa ...

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 Amasa and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Alpha   [Map]   135   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Atkinson - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Caspian   [Map]   851   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crystal Falls   [Map]   1,377   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gaastra   [Map]   325   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gibbs City - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Amasa.

Communities Also Named Amasa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Amasa - they are located in and Pennsylvania (2).

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

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 Amasa. 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 Amasa. 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 Amasa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amasa ...

Looking for more information about Amasa? 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 Amasa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Amasa.

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About Iron County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Michigan:

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

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<3>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 community (such as Amasa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Amasa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amasa) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amasa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2327, Longitude: -88.4487     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amasa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amasa.

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