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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Amsterdam, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Amsterdam and the surrounding area.

  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Franklin County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Franklin County

Communities Also Named Amsterdam ...

We have found sixteen communities that share the name Amsterdam.

There is one other community in New York which is also named Amsterdam.

Beyond New York, we know of another fifteen communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these fifteen communities, fourteen are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In New York ...
    • Montgomery County
      • Please visit our profile page for the New York community of Amsterdam [Montgomery County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Merced County
      • Please visit our profile page for the California community of Amsterdam [Merced County].
    • Georgia
      • Decatur County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Amsterdam [Decatur County].
    • Idaho
      • Twin Falls County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Amsterdam [Twin Falls County].
    • Missouri
      • Bates County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Amsterdam [Bates County].
    • Montana
      • Gallatin County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Amsterdam [Gallatin County].
    • New Jersey
      • Hunterdon County
      • Please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Amsterdam [Hunterdon County].
    • Ohio
      • Auglaize County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Amsterdam [Auglaize County].
      • Jefferson County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Amsterdam [Jefferson County].
      • Licking County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Amsterdam [Licking County].
      • Ross County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Amsterdam [Ross County].
    • Ontario
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Amsterdam.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Mercer County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Amsterdam [Mercer County].
    • Saskatchewan
      • Please visit our profile page for the Saskatchewan community of Amsterdam.
    • Texas
      • Brazoria County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Amsterdam [Brazoria County].
    • Virginia
      • Botetourt County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Amsterdam [Botetourt County].

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Amsterdam could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.




 

 

 

 

 


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