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Welcome to Amity ...

Amity is located in Washington County.

Amity is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Communities near Amity ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Amity and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bentleyville   [Map]   2,504   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Brownsville   [Map]   2,270   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
California   [Map]   6,466   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Canonsburg   [Map]   8,878   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Centerville   [Map]   3,171   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Charleroi   [Map]   3,969   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Amity ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Amity: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Bucks County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 24 communities that are also named Amity - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oregon, Tennessee and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amity.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amity. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amity. 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 Amity.

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

Websites for Amity ...

 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.washcochamber.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amity ...

Looking for more information about Amity? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Amity? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Amity, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Amity.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Amity. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: www.state.pa.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amity - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Amity. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amity) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amity. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0395, Longitude: -80.2051     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amity have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amity.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Amity.