Amherst Lamar County, Texas

Amherst: City in Texas, United States

About

Amherst is a city located in the county of Lamar in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 721 and a population density of 328 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 652 inhabitants.

Geography

Amherst is located at 33°43'40"N 95°28'46"W (33.7278800, -95.4794000).

Amherst map

Amherst Quick Facts

Population : 652 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Lamar County
Postal code : 79312
Phone Area Codes : 806
Area : 2.2 km2
Altitude : 3,652 feet / 1113 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 00:36:10 (21st October 2021)
Density : 296 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.58% (2010-2020)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Amherst decreased by 10.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 721 - census
2011 721 0% estimation process
2012 714 -0.98% estimation process
2013 702 -1.71% estimation process
2014 695 -1.01% estimation process
2015 684 -1.61% estimation process
2016 683 -0.15% estimation process
2017 680 -0.44% estimation process
2018 670 -1.49% estimation process
2019 660 -1.52% estimation process
2020 652 -1.23% estimation process

Amherst zip code is 79312. County name: Lamb, County fips: 48279

Schools in Amherst

College & universities near Amherst, TX

Code Name City ZIP
227401 Paris Junior College Paris (TX) 75460

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Amherst, TX

Code Name Address Type
MIN Mineola 115 East Front St. RAIL

Post offices near Amherst

Post Office Name City ZIP
Par Post Office Paris (TX) 75460

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Lamar County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lamar County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Paris 24,872 County seat of Lamar County, Texas, United States
Forest Hill 12,943 Suburb of Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas, United States
Reno 3,349 City in Lamar County, Texas, United States
Blossom 1,576 City
Roxton 640 City in Lamar County, Texas, United States
Deport 555 City in Lamar County, Texas, United States
Sun Valley 80 City in Texas, United States
Toco 76 City in Lamar County, Texas, United States.