Amherst Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Amherst: Town in Massachusetts
Amherst is a town located in the county of Hampshire in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 37,819 and a population density of 1,360 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 40,643 inhabitants.
The town was created 318 years ago in 1702.
Amherst is located at 42°22'2"N 72°31'7"W (42.3672300, -72.5185200).
- Official Website
Official website of Amherst
Amherst Quick Facts
|Population :||40,643 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Massachusetts (United States)|
|County :||Hampshire County|
|Postal code :||01002|
|Area :||27.8 km2|
|Altitude :||295 feet / 90 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1703 (318 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||UTC−05:00|
|Local time :||08:21:51 (26th October 2021)|
|Density :||1,462 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||6.95% (2010-2020)|
- Kanegasaki (1993 )
The population of Amherst increased by 6.95% in 10 years.
People born in Amherst (58)
- Ifeoma Dieke (Scottish association football player) she was born in 25/02/1981
- Helen Hunt Jackson (novelist, poet, writer, activist) she was born in 15/10/1830
- George Lessey (actor, film director) he was born in 08/06/1875
- Michael E. Mann (American physicist and climatologist) he was born in 28/12/1965
- J Mascis (American musician) he was born in 10/12/1965
- Jamila Wideman (American basketball player) she was born in 16/10/1975
- Silas Wright (American politician (1795-1847)) he was born in 24/05/1795
- Bertram Boltwood (American geologist) he was born in 27/07/1870
- Stuart Symington (American politician (1901-1988)) he was born in 26/06/1901
- Jair Lynch (gymnast) he was born in 02/10/1971
- Carl S. Ehrlich (American archaeologist) he was born in 01/01/1956
- Chester Ashley (American politician (1790-1848)) he was born in 01/06/1790
- Ebenezer Mattoon (American politician (1755-1843)) he was born in 19/08/1755
- Ebon Moss-Bachrach (American actor) he was born in 19/03/1977
- Edward Dickinson (American politician (1803-1874)) he was born in 01/01/1803
- Solomon Strong (American politician (1780-1850)) he was born in 02/03/1780
- Orra White Hitchcock (American botanical artist (1796-1863)) she was born in 08/03/1796
- Jonathan Hamblen he was born in 26/11/1975
Schools in Amherst
College & universities near Amherst, MA
|164465||Amherst College||Amherst (MA)||01002-5000|
Amtrak & bus stations near Amherst, MA
|AMM||Amherst, Massachusetts||13 Railroad St.||RAIL|
|NHT||Union Station||170 Pleasant Street||RAIL|
|GFD||John W. Olver Transit Center||12 Olive Street||RAIL|
|SPG||Springfield Union Station||66 Lyman St.||RAIL|
|WNL||Windsor Locks||South Main St at Stanton Road||RAIL|
Post offices near Amherst
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|North Pleasan Post Office||Amherst (MA)||01002|
Other places with the same name (10)
- Amherst , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 120,809 people.
- Amherst , Ohio city in Ohio, United States with a population of 12,387 people.
- Amherst , New Hampshire town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States with a population of 11,418 people.
- Amherst , Virginia town in Virginia, USA with a population of 2,182 people.
- Amherst , Wisconsin town in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 1,361 people.
- Amherst , Texas city in Texas, United States with a population of 652 people.
- Amherst , Minnesota township in Fillmore County, Minnesota with a population of 401 people.
- Amherst , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 256 people.
- Amherst , Nebraska village in Nebraska, United States with a population of 254 people.
Other cities in Hampshire County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hampshire County , MA. (more)
|Northampton||28,362||County seat of Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Amherst Center||19,065||Census-designated place in Hampshire County, Massachusetts|
|South Hadley||17,539||City in Massachusetts|
|Easthampton||15,750||City in Massachusetts, United States of America|
|Belchertown||15,103||City in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America|
|Ware||9,897||Town in Massachusetts, United States|
|North Amherst||6,819||Census-designated place in Hampshire County, Massachusetts|
|Granby||6,262||Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Southampton||6,162||Human settlement in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America|
|Hadley||5,327||Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States|
|South Amherst||4,994||Village in the United States|
|Hatfield||3,243||Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Williamsburg||2,462||Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Huntington||2,159||Town in Massachusetts|
|Westhampton||1,630||Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Pelham||1,305||City in Massachusetts|
Distance to Other Cities
Amherst distances to largest Massachusetts cities