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Amherst Junction, Wisconsin

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The village of Amherst Junction is located in Portage County.

The location of Amherst Junction has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Amherst Junction: Amherst Jct. (or less commonly used: Amherst Jctn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Amherst Junction has a population of 379 people<2> (see below for details).

Amherst Junction is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Amherst Junction: (715) & (534)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Amherst Junction had a population of 377 people. This makes Amherst Junction the county's 26th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 377 people, the population of Amherst Junction increased 23.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 305 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Amherst Junction had an population of 379 people. This is an increase of 0.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.26% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Amherst Junction.

Communities near Amherst Junction ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Amherst Junction and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2018
Dayton   [Map]   2,700   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Farmington   [Map]   3,894   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grant   [Map]   1,972   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hull   [Map]   5,496   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Plover   [Map]   13,056   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sharon   [Map]   2,039   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amherst Junction. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amherst Junction. 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 Amherst Junction.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Portage County

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Amherst Junction.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amherst Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amherst Junction) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Amherst Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amherst Junction

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amherst Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4694, Longitude: -89.3168     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Amherst Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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