Cities and Towns in the United States > Massachusetts > Hampshire County > Amherst MA

Information on Amherst, Hampshire County

The Town of Amherst is located in the state of Massachusetts, in Hampshire County. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Town hall of Amherst at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City hall government by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

Update data

Amherst Town HALL, Hampshire County

Amherst Town hall's addressAmherst Amherst Municipal Building
4 Boltwood Ave.

Amherst MA 01002
United States
Phone number of Amherst Town hall+1 413-256-4035
Amherst, MA emailLoading...
Amherst official websiteamherstma.gov
Mayor of AmherstStephanie O'Keeffe
Hampshire County, Massachusetts: Vital Records Amherst vital records
Birth Certificate Order your Massachusetts birth certificate online

Demographics of Amherst

Name of Amherst inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population37 819 inhabitants41 / 907
Population density in Amherst1 366,5 pop/sq mi (527,6 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Amherst, MA

Where to apply for a passport in Amherst, MA? There are 2 passport offices in Amherst, try one of these:
Name Street Phone number
AMHERST POST OFFICE145 UNIVERSITY DRIVE4135490523
AMHERST TOWN CLERK4 BOLTWOOD AVENUE4132593035

Top 3 most popular banks in Amherst

There are 9 bank branches in Amherst.
Greenfield Savings Bank is the most popular bank in Amherst with 2 branch offices, followed by Greenfield Co-operative Bank with 2 branch offices and then Bank of America, National Association with 1 branch offices.

Find below all bank branches in Amherst:

Bank's name Number of branch offices Service Type
Greenfield Savings Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Greenfield Co-operative Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of America, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
People's United Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
PeoplesBank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Florence Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
TD Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in Amherst

Amherst administrative numbers

Amherst Town code2501325
Amherst Town postcode01002 (Another town has the same postcode)

Information on Amherst, Hampshire County

Cities twinned with Amherst
France ArcachonJapan KanegasakiKenya Nyeri
Nicaragua La Paz Centro
Namesake of Amherst
  • Amherst, Maine, États-Unis
  • Amherst, Nebraska, États-Unis
  • Amherst, New Hampshire, États-Unis
  • Amherst, New York, États-Unis
  • Amherst, Ohio, États-Unis
  • Amherst, Texas, États-Unis
  • Amherst, Virginia, États-Unis
  • Amherst, Wisconsin, États-Unis
  • Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Amherst, Quebec, Canada
Natural parksAmherst isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Amherst

Airport
Westover Metropolitan Airport 11.5 miles
Barnes Municipal Airport 17.8 miles
18.4 miles

Amherst territory

Amherst area27,68 sq mi (71,68 km²)
Amherst altitude266 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 42.3635
Longitude: -72.5073
Latitude: 42° 21' 49'' North
Longitude: 72° 30' 26'' West
Time zone
UTC -5:00 (America/New_York)
Summer time : UTC -4:00
Winter time : UTC -5:00
Local time

Amherst neighbouring towns and cities

Amherst neighbouring municipalities
HatfieldPelhamPelham
HadleyNeighbouring townsPelham
HadleyHadleyBelchertown
Amherst neighbouring municipalities
Hadley 3.2 milesPelham 4.9 milesHatfield 6 miles
Sunderland 7.4 milesLeverett 7.4 milesShutesbury 7.9 miles
Belchertown 8 milesWhately 8.1 milesGranby 8.2 miles
South Hadley 8.3 milesNorthampton 8.9 milesEasthampton 10.8 miles
New Salem 11.3 milesWilliamsburg 11.9 milesDeerfield 12 miles
Ludlow 12.3 milesHolyoke 12.6 milesWare 13.1 miles
Montague 13.4 milesChicopee 13.4 milesWesthampton 14.3 miles

Distance between Amherst and other main cities and towns

Los Angeles : 2530 milesHouston : 1540 milesPhiladelphia : 213 miles closest
Phoenix : 2221 milesSan Antonio : 1699 milesSan Diego : 2504 miles
Dallas : 1479 milesSan Jose : 2606 milesJacksonville : 975 miles
Indianapolis : 733 milesSan Francisco : 2656 milesAustin : 1626 miles
Columbus : 569 milesFort Worth : 1507 milesCharlotte : 668 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Schools in Amherst, MA

Elementary schools in Amherst

Crocker Farm Elementary

District of Amherst
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 6
Students : 404

Fort River Elementary

District of Amherst
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 335

Wildwood Elementary

District of Amherst
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 409

Middle schools in Amherst

Amherst Regional Middle School

District of Amherst-Pelham
Lowest grade : 7, Highest grade : 8
Students : 432

High schools in Amherst

Amherst Regional High

District of Amherst-Pelham
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 926

Private schools in Amherst

Amherst Montessori School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 6
Students : 99

The Common School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 6
Students : 113

Schools near Amherst

Leisure and activities in Amherst surrounding area

Zoo
Lupa Zoo
to Ludlow 11.7 miles
Golf course
Amherst Golf ClubHickory Ridge Country Club
Cherry Hill Golf CourseWestover Golf Club
to Granby 7.3 miles
Pine Grove Golf Course
to Northampton 9.6 miles
Mill Valley Country Club
to Belchertown 9.9 miles
Northampton Country Club
to Northampton 9.9 miles
Wyckoff Country Club
to Holyoke 11.9 miles
Chicopee Country Club
to Chicopee 12.7 miles
Holyoke Country Club
to Holyoke 12.8 miles

Other information on the Town of Amherst

Nuclear power plantVermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant 46 mile