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Welcome to Amhurst ...

Amhurst is located on the Gulf Coast.

Amhurst is located in Harris County<1>.

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

Amhurst is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Amhurst ...

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

  • Sugar Land [Fort Bend County]
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    • Sugar Land [Fort Bend County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Amhurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 117,875 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Land have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Land
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Land<5>
  • Katy [Fort Bend County]
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    • Katy [Fort Bend County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Amhurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,889 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Katy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Katy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Katy<5>
  • Bellaire [Harris County]
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    • Bellaire [Harris County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Amhurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellaire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellaire
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellaire<5>
  • Fulshear [Fort Bend County]
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    • Fulshear [Fort Bend County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Amhurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,136 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulshear
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulshear<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stafford [Fort Bend County]
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      • Stafford [Fort Bend County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Amhurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,052 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stafford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stafford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stafford<5>
    • Tomball [Harris County]
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      • Tomball [Harris County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Amhurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,722 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tomball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tomball
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tomball<5>
    • Jersey Village [Harris County]
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      • Jersey Village [Harris County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Amhurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jersey Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jersey Village<5>
    • Brookshire [Waller County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookshire
      • Brookshire [Waller County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Amhurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,095 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookshire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookshire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookshire<5>
    • Meadows [Fort Bend County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadows
      • Meadows [Fort Bend County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Amhurst
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadows
    • Hunters Creek Village [Harris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunters Creek Village
      • Hunters Creek Village [Harris County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Amhurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,824 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunters Creek Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunters Creek Village

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amhurst ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harris County: www.co.harris.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 Harris, 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 Amhurst - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amhurst) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amhurst. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8777, Longitude: -95.7104       In this case, the coordinates for Amhurst 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.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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