Amherst Amherst County, Virginia
Amherst: Town in Virginia, USA
Amherst is a town located in the county of Amherst in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,231 and a population density of 175 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,182 inhabitants.
The town was created 214 years ago in 1806.
Amherst is located at 37°35'7"N 79°3'5"W (37.5851400, -79.0514100).
Amherst forecast: Sunny, with a high near 78. more
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Official website of Amherst
Amherst Quick Facts
|Population :||2,182 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Virginia (United States)|
|County :||Amherst County|
|Postal code :||24521|
|Phone Area Codes :||434|
|Area :||12.73 km2|
|Altitude :||761 feet / 232 meters|
|Capital city :||Amherst is capital of Amherst County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1807 (214 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||UTC−05:00|
|Local time :||20:19:21 (21st October 2021)|
|Density :||171 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-2.25% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||78℉ Sunny 7-days weather|
According to census records, the population of Amherst decreased by 2.25% in 10 years.
Local Places in Amherst
1 Amherst Town Sewer Plant
Address: 448 Industrial Park Dr, Amherst, VA 24521 ➦ Show Map
☎ +14349465769 🔗 Url
2 Amherst Town Hall
Address: 186 S Main St, Amherst, VA 24521 ➦ Show Map
☎ +14349467885 🔗 Url
People born in Amherst (9)
- Clarence Richeson (American murderer) he was born in 15/02/1876
- Cornelius Clarkson Watts (American politician) he was born in 23/04/1848
- Peyton Evans (American football coach) he was born in 18/10/1892
- William W. Page (American attorney and judge) he was born in 04/12/1836
- Mitchell Higginbotham (member of the Tuskegee Airmen) he was born in 02/03/1921
- John R. McDaniel he was born in 09/07/1807
Schools in Amherst
College & universities near Amherst, VA
|233718||Sweet Briar College||Sweet Briar (VA)||24595-9998|
Amtrak & bus stations near Amherst, VA
|LYH||Kemper Street station||825 Kemper St||RAIL|
|STA||Staunton station||1 Middlebrook Avenue||RAIL|
|CVS||Charlottesville Union Station||810 West Main St||RAIL|
|CLF||Clifton Forge||400 Ridgeway Street||RAIL|
|RNK||Roanoke||710 Williamson Road NE||BUS|
Post offices near Amherst
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Amher Post Office||Amherst (VA)||24521|
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Distance to Other Cities
Amherst distances to largest Virginia cities