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Welcome to Amatus ...

Amatus is located in Adams County<1>.

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

Amatus is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Amatus lies within the (717) area code.

Adding Amatus to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Amatus in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Amatus was on a map titled Map of Pennsylvania (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amatus on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Amatus ...

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

  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Amatus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,907 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<5>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Amatus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<5>
  • Hanover [York County]
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    • Hanover [York County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Amatus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,783 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<5>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Amatus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg 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 Mechanicsburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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      • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Amatus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,708 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<5>
    • West York [York County]
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      • West York [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Amatus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,602 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York 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 West York<5>
    • Littlestown [Adams County]
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      • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Amatus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,498 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<5>
    • McSherrystown [Adams County]
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      • McSherrystown [Adams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Amatus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McSherrystown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McSherrystown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McSherrystown<5>
    • Manchester [York County]
    • Dillsburg [York County]
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      • Dillsburg [York County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Amatus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,579 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillsburg<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amatus ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Adams County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Adams, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amatus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amatus) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amatus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9643, Longitude: -77.0439       In this case, the coordinates for Amatus have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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