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Welcome to Amos ...

Amos is located in Vernon County<1>.

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

Amos is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Amos: (417)

Adding Amos to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Amos in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Amos elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

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

Communities Also Named Amos ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Amos - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, Oregon, Quebec, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Amos ...

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

  • Nevada [Vernon County]
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    • Nevada [Vernon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Amos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nevada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nevada<5>
  • Fort Scott [Bourbon County]
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    • Fort Scott [Bourbon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Amos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,697 people
    • Fort Scott has also been known as:
    • Fort Scott City
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Scott<5>
  • Rich Hill [Bates County]
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    • Rich Hill [Bates County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Amos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Hill<5>
  • Pleasanton [Linn County]
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    • Pleasanton [Linn County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Amos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,162 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasanton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasanton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mound City [Linn County]
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      • Mound City [Linn County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Amos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 678 people
      • Former name for Mound City:
      • Sugar Mound City
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound City<5>
    • Hume [Bates County]
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      • Hume [Bates County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Amos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hume have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hume
    • Prescott [Linn County]
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      • Prescott [Linn County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Amos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
      • Former name for Prescott:
      • Coal Centre
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    • Amoret [Bates County]
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      • Amoret [Bates County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Amos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 180 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amoret
    • Fulton [Bourbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
      • Fulton [Bourbon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Amos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Fulton:
      • Osaga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<5>
    • Moundville [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundville
      • Moundville [Vernon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Amos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 120 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moundville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundville<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 Amos. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amos.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amos ...

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

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About Vernon County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Vernon County: www.vernoncountymo.org/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Vernon, 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 Amos - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amos) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amos. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0159, Longitude: -94.5802       In this case, the coordinates for Amos have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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