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Amherst, New York
Welcome to Amherst ...
Amherst is located in Erie County.
Amherst is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<1>.
Time Zone: Amherst lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Amherst: (716)
The ZIP code for Amherst: 14226<2>
Communities near Amherst ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Amherst and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Amherst.
Communities Also Named Amherst ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Amherst: This one is located in Erie County and the other is located in Genesee County.
Beyond New York, there are 24 communities that are also named Amherst - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Quebec, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amherst.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Amherst:
Websites for Amherst ...
Official Website: www.amherst.ny.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amherst ...
Looking for more information about Amherst? 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 Amherst, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Amherst.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Amherst: www.amherst.ny.us/
The official website for Erie County: www.erie.gov/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Feb 2019