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Welcome to Amory ...

The city of Amory is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Amory has a population of 6,871 people<3> (see below for details).

Amory is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Amory: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Amory had an population of 6,871 people. This is a decrease of 6.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Amory had a population of 7,316 people (or 19.78% of the total population of Monroe County). This makes Amory the county's most populous community.

The population of Amory represents 0.25% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,316 people, the population of Amory increased 5.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,956 people).

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

Communities Also Named Amory ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Amory - it's located in Missouri.

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

Communities near Amory ...

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

  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Amory
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen
  • Fulton [Itawamba County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Amory
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,033 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton
  • Verona [Lee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
    • Verona [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Amory
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona
  • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Amory
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,548 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleton
      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Amory
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,931 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton
    • Shannon [Lee County]
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      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Amory
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,773 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Amory
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,162 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville
    • Smithville [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithville
      • Smithville [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Amory
      • Estimated population for 2018: 901 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville
    • Detroit [Lamar County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Detroit
      • Detroit [Lamar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Amory
      • Estimated population for 2018: 223 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Detroit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Detroit
    • Gattman [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gattman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gattman
      • Gattman [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Amory
      • Estimated population for 2018: 89 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gattman

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amory. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Amory.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amory ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Monroe County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Monroe, 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 Amory.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amory - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Amory) 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 Amory. 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 Amory

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amory. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9813, Longitude: -88.4824       In this case, the coordinates for Amory have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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