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Welcome to Amory ...
The location of Amory has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Amory has a population of 6,794 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Amory.
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
Amory lies within the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Amory had an population of 6,794 people. This is a decrease of 7.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.33% 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 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.
Adding Amory 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 Amory 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 Amory elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Amory on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amory on our Genealogy Page.
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.
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 ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021