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Amboy, West Virginia
Welcome to Amboy ...
The location of Amboy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Amboy is 2,540 feet [774 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Amboy is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Amboy lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Amboy: (304) and (681)<4>
Adding Amboy 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 Amboy 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 Amboy elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amboy on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Amboy ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Amboy - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amboy.
Communities near Amboy ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Amboy.
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 Amboy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amboy.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amboy. 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 Amboy.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amboy. See our Newspapers Page for Amboy.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amboy ...
Looking for more information about Amboy? 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 Amboy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amboy.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amboy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021