Towns – Amherst

Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

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Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson both resided in Amherst for part of their lifetimes. The Jones Library in Amherst holds special collections for both of them. Amherst College, founded in 1821, is one of the three oldest colleges in all of Massachusetts. Amherst, Mass is a thriving town with rail service through Amtrak and other transportation through Pioneer Valley Transit Authority.

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Settled: 1703
Incorporated: 1759
County: Hampshire

Amherst, MA Population:
2008: 35,565
2000: 34,874
1990: 35,228

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