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Welcome to Ambia ...

Ambia is located in Lamar County<1>.

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

Ambia is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ambia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Ambia: (903) and (430)<4>

Adding Ambia to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Ambia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Ambia elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ambia on a Rand McNally Map of Texas (1897).

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

Communities Also Named Ambia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ambia - it's located in Indiana.

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

Communities near Ambia ...

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

  • Paris [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
    • Paris [Lamar County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Ambia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<6>
  • Reno [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reno
    • Reno [Lamar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ambia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,346 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reno have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reno
  • Cooper [Delta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooper
    • Cooper [Delta County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Ambia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,993 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooper<6>
  • Honey Grove [Fannin County]
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    • Blossom [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blossom
      • Blossom [Lamar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Ambia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,569 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blossom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blossom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blossom<6>
    • Roxton [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxton
      • Roxton [Lamar County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Ambia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 639 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxton<6>
    • Tira [Hopkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tira
      • Tira [Hopkins County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ambia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tira
    • Windom [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windom
      • Windom [Fannin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Ambia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 205 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windom<6>
    • Pecan Gap [Delta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pecan Gap
      • Pecan Gap [Delta County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ambia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pecan Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pecan Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pecan Gap<6>
    • Sun Valley [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Valley
      • Sun Valley [Lamar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ambia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 83 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Valley

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ambia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Lamar County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lamar County: www.co.lamar.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Lamar, 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 Ambia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Ambia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5929, Longitude: -95.6591       In this case, the coordinates for Ambia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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