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Welcome to Ambau ...

Ambau is located in York County<1>.

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

Ambau is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ambau lies within the (717) area code.

Communities near Ambau ...

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

  • York [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York [York County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Ambau
    • Estimated population in 2018: 44,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<5>
  • Westminster [Carroll County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westminster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westminster
    • Westminster [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Ambau
    • Estimated population in 2018: 18,648 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<5>
  • Hanover [York County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover
    • Hanover [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Ambau
    • Estimated population in 2018: 15,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<5>
  • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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    • Taneytown [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taneytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taneytown
      • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Ambau
      • Estimated population in 2018: 6,816 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taneytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taneytown<5>
    • Hampstead [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampstead
      • Hampstead [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Ambau
      • Estimated population in 2018: 6,387 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampstead<5>
    • Red Lion [York County]
    • Manchester [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Ambau
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,853 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<5>
    • West York [York County]
      • 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.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West York
      • West York [York County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Ambau
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,584 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<5>
    • Littlestown [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littlestown
      • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Ambau
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,499 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<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 Ambau. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ambau.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ambau ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About York County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for York County: www.york-county.org/

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 York, 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 Ambau - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ambau) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambau. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8515, Longitude: -76.8930       In this case, the coordinates for Ambau 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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