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Welcome to Amity ...
The location of Amity has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Amity is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Amity lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Websites for Amity ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.washcochamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Amity, the following might be of interest:
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.
Communities near Amity ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Amity.
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 Amity. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amity.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Amity.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amity. See our Newspapers Page for Amity.
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 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 Amity, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amity.
Adding Amity to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Amity in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Amity was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Amity on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amity on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022