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Amory, Mississippi

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The location of Amory

Welcome to Amory ...

The city of Amory is located in Monroe County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Amory has a population of 6,958 people<2> (see below for details).

Amory is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Amory is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Amory had a population of 7,316 people (which is 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 (which had a count of 6,956 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Amory had an population of 6,958 people. This is a decrease of 4.89% since the 2010 Census.

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

Communities near Amory ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Amory and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Detroit (AL)   [Map]   225   E   18 miles [29 km]
Aberdeen   [Map]   5,328   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fulton   [Map]   4,011   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gattman   [Map]   90   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Nettleton   [Map]   1,942   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Okolona   [Map]   2,560   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Amory. 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 Amory. 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 Amory. Our list includes 12 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Visit our Community Index for 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:

The official website for State of Mississippi:

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amory - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amory have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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