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Welcome to Amity ...

The Town of Amity is located in Allegany County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Amity has a population of 2,132 people<3> (see below for details).

Amity is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Amity had an population of 2,132 people. This is a decrease of 7.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Amity had a population of 2,308 people. This makes Amity the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Amity represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 840th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,308 people, the population of Amity increased 2.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,245 people).

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

Communities near Amity ...

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

  • Hornell [Steuben County]
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    • Hornell [Steuben County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Amity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,302 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hornell<6>
  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
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    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Amity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Alfred [Allegany County]
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    • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Amity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
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    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Amity
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,375 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alfred [Allegany County]
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      • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Alfred has also been known as:
      • Alfred village
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alfred<6>
    • Hornellsville [Steuben County]
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      • Hornellsville [Steuben County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cuba [Allegany County]
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      • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,076 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Caneadea [Allegany County]
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      • Caneadea [Allegany County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,246 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caneadea have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,042 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bolivar [Allegany County]
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      • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Amity
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,042 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amity ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allegany County: www.alleganyco.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Allegany, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amity.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amity - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Amity) 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 Amity. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amity

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2190, Longitude: -78.0200       In this case, the coordinates for Amity have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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