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Town of Amherst
Route 9 Airline Rd.
Tel: 584-5725

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The Amherst Town Hall is located on Route 9 (The Airline Road)
near the intersection of Routes 9 and 181.

Town Office Hours


We will be changing the Amherst Town Office hours to Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm.

Town Clerk hours are every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 5:30pm -7:00pm.

We will no longer be open Saturday mornings starting April 30. The New hours begin Tuesday April 30.

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Some Quick Stats:
According to the United States Census Bureau, Amherst has a total area of 39.3 square miles (102 km2), of which, 39.0 square miles (101 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (0.81%) is water.

As of the census of 2000, there were 230 people, 107 households, and 60 families residing in the town. The population density was 5.9 people per square mile (2.3/km˛). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 3.9 per square mile (1.5/km˛). The racial makeup of the town was 98.26% White, 0.43% Native American, 0.43% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.



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