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Welcome to Amostown ...

Amostown is located in Stokes County<1>.

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

Amostown is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Amostown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Amostown is within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Amostown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Amostown - they are located in Massachusetts and New Brunswick.

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

Communities near Amostown ...

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

  • Eden [Rockingham County]
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    • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Amostown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<5>
  • Martinsville [Martinsville City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
    • Martinsville [Martinsville City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Amostown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,355 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<5>
  • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
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    • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Amostown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth
  • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
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    • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Amostown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Madison [Rockingham County]
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      • Madison [Rockingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<5>
    • Walnut Cove [Stokes County]
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      • Walnut Cove [Stokes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,532 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Cove<5>
    • Stuart [Patrick County]
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      • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<5>
    • Stoneville [Rockingham County]
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      • Stoneville [Rockingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville<5>
    • Ridgeway [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Henry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 688 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<5>
    • Danbury [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Stokes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Amostown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<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 Amostown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amostown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amostown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Stokes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stokes County: www.co.stokes.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Stokes, 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 Amostown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Amostown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amostown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5243, Longitude: -80.0542       In this case, the coordinates for Amostown 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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