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Amsterdam, New York
Welcome to Amsterdam ...
The city of Amsterdam is located in Montgomery County.
The location of Amsterdam has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Amsterdam refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Amsterdamian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Amsterdam has a population of 17,844 people<3> (see below for details).
Amsterdam is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Amsterdam lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Amsterdam lies within the (518) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Amsterdam had a population of 18,620 people (or 37.08% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Amsterdam the county's most populous community.
The population of Amsterdam represents 0.1% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,620 people, the population of Amsterdam increased 1.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,355 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Amsterdam had an population of 17,844 people. This is a decrease of 4.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.78% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Amsterdam.
Communities near Amsterdam ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Amsterdam and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Amsterdam.
Communities Also Named Amsterdam ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Amsterdam: This one is located in Montgomery County and the other is located in Franklin County.
Beyond New York, there are 16 communities that are also named Amsterdam - they are located in California, Georgia, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amsterdam.
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 Amsterdam:
Websites for Amsterdam ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amsterdam ...
Looking for more information about Amsterdam? 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 Amsterdam, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Amsterdam.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Montgomery County: www.co.montgomery.ny.us/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019