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Welcome to Amenia ...

The Town of Amenia is located in Dutchess County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Amenia has a population of 4,314 people<2> (see below for details).

Amenia is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Amenia had an population of 4,314 people. This is a decrease of 2.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Amenia had a population of 4,436 people. This makes Amenia the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Amenia represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 528th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,436 people, the population of Amenia increased 9.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,048 people).

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

Communities near Amenia ...

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

  • New Milford [Litchfield County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Milford
    • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Amenia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Milford
  • Hyde Park [Dutchess County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyde Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyde Park
    • Hyde Park [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Amenia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyde Park
  • La Grange [Dutchess County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
    • La Grange [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Amenia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
  • Beekman [Dutchess County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beekman have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beekman
    • Beekman [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Amenia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beekman
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasant Valley [Dutchess County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
      • Pleasant Valley [Dutchess County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west of Amenia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Dover [Dutchess County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
      • Dover [Dutchess County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Amenia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
    • Pawling [Dutchess County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pawling have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawling
      • Pawling [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Amenia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawling
    • Rhinebeck [Dutchess County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhinebeck have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhinebeck
      • Rhinebeck [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Amenia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhinebeck
    • Washington [Dutchess County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
      • Washington [Dutchess County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Amenia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Union Vale [Dutchess County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Vale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Vale
      • Union Vale [Dutchess County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Amenia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Vale

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amenia ...

Looking for more information about Amenia? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dutchess County: www.dutchessny.gov/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amenia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amenia - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amenia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Amenia. 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 Amenia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amenia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8231, Longitude: -73.5587       In this case, the coordinates for Amenia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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