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Welcome to Amsterdam ...
The city of Amsterdam is located in Montgomery County<1>.
When the people of Amsterdam refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Amsterdamian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Amsterdam has a population of 17,811 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
The telephone area code for Amsterdam: (518)
The ZIP code for Amsterdam: 12010<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Amsterdam.
Websites for Amsterdam ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.montgomerycountyny.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Amsterdam, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Amsterdam had an population of 17,811 people. This is a decrease of 4.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.96% since the 2000 Census).
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 (which had a count of 18,355 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Amsterdam.
Communities Also Named Amsterdam ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Amsterdam ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Amsterdam.
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 Amsterdam. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amsterdam.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amsterdam. 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 Amsterdam.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amsterdam. Our list includes 32 papers. See our Newspapers Page 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.
Adding Amsterdam to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Amsterdam in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Amsterdam was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Amsterdam on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amsterdam.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amsterdam. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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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