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Welcome to Amboy ...

The city of Amboy is located in Blue Earth County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Amboy has a population of 507 people<3> (see below for details).

Amboy is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Amboy: (507)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Amboy had an population of 507 people. This is a decrease of 5.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Amboy had a population of 534 people. This makes Amboy the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Amboy represents 0.01% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 487th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 534 people, the population of Amboy decreased 7.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 575 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Amboy.

Communities Also Named Amboy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Minnesota communities named Amboy: This one is located in Blue Earth County and the other is located in Otter Tail County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 17 communities that are also named Amboy - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Amboy ...

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

  • Blue Earth [Faribault County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Earth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Earth
    • Blue Earth [Faribault County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Amboy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,108 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Earth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Earth<6>
  • Lake Crystal [Blue Earth County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Crystal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Crystal
    • Lake Crystal [Blue Earth County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Amboy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Crystal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Crystal<6>
  • Madelia [Watonwan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madelia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madelia
    • Madelia [Watonwan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Amboy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,254 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madelia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madelia<6>
  • Mapleton [Blue Earth County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapleton
    • Mapleton [Blue Earth County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Amboy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mapleton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winnebago [Faribault County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winnebago have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnebago
      • Winnebago [Faribault County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Amboy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winnebago
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnebago<6>
    • Truman [Martin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Truman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Truman
      • Truman [Martin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Amboy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,042 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Truman
    • Minnesota Lake [Faribault County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minnesota Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnesota Lake
      • Minnesota Lake [Faribault County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Amboy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minnesota Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minnesota Lake<6>
    • Good Thunder [Blue Earth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Thunder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Thunder
      • Good Thunder [Blue Earth County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Amboy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 565 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Thunder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Good Thunder<6>
    • Vernon Center [Blue Earth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon Center
      • Vernon Center [Blue Earth County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Amboy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon Center
    • Skyline [Blue Earth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
      • Skyline [Blue Earth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Amboy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 300 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amboy. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Amboy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amboy ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Blue Earth County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blue Earth County: www.co.blue-earth.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Blue Earth, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amboy.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amboy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Amboy) 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 Amboy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amboy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amboy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8879, Longitude: -94.1581       In this case, the coordinates for Amboy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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