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Welcome to Amity ...

Amity is located in Comanche County<1>.

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

Amity is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Amity ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Pennsylvania (2) and Tennessee.

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.

  • Comanche [Comanche County]
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    • Comanche [Comanche County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Amity
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,170 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Comanche
  • Gorman [Eastland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gorman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gorman
    • Gorman [Eastland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Amity
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,039 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gorman
  • Cross Plains [Callahan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Plains
    • Cross Plains [Callahan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Amity
    • Estimated population for 2018: 989 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Plains
  • Rising Star [Eastland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rising Star have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rising Star
    • Rising Star [Eastland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Amity
    • Estimated population for 2018: 829 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blanket [Brown County]
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      • Blanket [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Amity
      • Estimated population for 2018: 370 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blanket
    • Carbon [Eastland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Carbon [Eastland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Amity
      • Estimated population for 2018: 272 people
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    • May [Brown County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for May have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for May
      • May [Brown County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Amity
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for May
    • Sipe Springs [Comanche County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sipe Springs
      • Sipe Springs [Comanche County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Amity
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    • Sidney [Comanche County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidney
      • Sidney [Comanche County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Amity
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney
    • Cross Cut [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Cut
      • Cross Cut [Brown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Amity
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Comanche, 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 Amity - 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- Amity) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0593, Longitude: -98.8837       In this case, the coordinates for Amity have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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