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The location of Town of Amenia









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 2017, 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 ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 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).

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

Communities near Amenia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Amenia and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
New Milford (CT)   [Map]   27,099   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beekman   [Map]   14,395   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dover   [Map]   8,456   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hyde Park   [Map]   21,113   W   18 miles [29 km]
La Grange   [Map]   15,698   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pawling   [Map]   8,316   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Amenia. 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 Amenia. 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 Amenia.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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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.

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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 Amenia.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amenia - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amenia) 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 Amenia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amenia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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