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The location of Amherst Heights









Welcome to Amherst Heights ...

Amherst Heights is located in Stark County.

The location of Amherst Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Amherst Heights: AM-herst<2>

A typical abbreviation for Amherst Heights: Amherst Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Amherst Heights is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Amherst Heights: (330) & (234)<4>

Communities near Amherst Heights ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Amherst Heights and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Akron   [Map]   197,846   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Barberton   [Map]   26,120   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Canton   [Map]   70,909   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Green   [Map]   25,747   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Louisville   [Map]   9,335   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Franklin   [Map]   14,165   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Amherst Heights.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amherst Heights. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amherst Heights. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amherst Heights.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Amherst Heights:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amherst Heights ...

Looking for more information about Amherst Heights? 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.

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

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Ohio

About Stark County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stark County: www.co.stark.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Amherst Heights. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amherst Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (234) is an overlay for area code (330).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amherst Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amherst Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8301, Longitude: -81.5160     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amherst Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amherst Heights.

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