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Welcome to Amsden ...

Amsden is located in Montcalm County<1>.

Amsden is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Amsden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Amsden - they are located in Ohio (2) and Vermont.

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

Communities near Amsden ...

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

  • Ionia (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ionia
    • Ionia lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Amsden and is located in Ionia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,997 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ionia have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ionia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ionia<5>
  • Greenville (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Amsden and is located in Montcalm County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,386 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Belding (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belding
    • Belding lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Amsden and is located in Ionia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,738 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belding
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belding<5>
  • Lowell (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
    • Lowell lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Amsden and is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,196 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell<5>
  • Stanton (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanton
    • Stanton lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Amsden and is located in Montcalm County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanton<5>
  • Saranac (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saranac
    • Saranac lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Amsden and is located in Ionia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saranac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saranac<5>
  • Edmore (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmore
    • Edmore lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Amsden and is located in Montcalm County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,188 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmore have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edmore<5>
  • Carson City (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson City
    • Carson City lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Amsden and is located in Montcalm County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carson City<5>
  • Lyons (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
    • Lyons lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Amsden and is located in Ionia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 808 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons<5>
  • Sheridan (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
    • Sheridan lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Amsden and is located in Montcalm County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 647 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheridan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheridan<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amsden ...

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

Adding Amsden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Amsden 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 Amsden was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Amsden on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Michigan (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amsden on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Amsden

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About Montcalm County

About Michigan

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

The official website for Montcalm County: www.montcalm.org/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Montcalm, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amsden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Amsden) 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 Amsden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AmsdenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amsden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1706, Longitude: -85.1235    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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