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Town of Amherst, Wisconsin
Welcome to Amherst ...
The Town of Amherst is located in Portage County.
The location of Amherst has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Amherst has a population of 1,355 people<2> (see below for details).
Amherst is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Amherst lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Amherst: (715) & (534)<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Amherst had a population of 1,325 people. This makes Amherst the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Amherst represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 667th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,325 people, the population of Amherst decreased 7.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,435 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Amherst had an population of 1,355 people. This is an increase of 2.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.57% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Amherst.
Communities near Amherst ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Amherst and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Amherst.
Communities Also Named Amherst ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Amherst - it's located in New York.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amherst.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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The official website for Portage County: www.co.portage.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Jul 2019