Univeristy of Massachusetts

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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Town Clerk
Town Hall
4 Boltwood Ave
Phone: (413) 256-4035
Fax: (413) 256-4007

On-Site Resources

Profile of the Town of Amherst
A brief introduction to early Amherst, extracted and edited from “History And Antiquities of Every Town In Massachusetts” by John Warner Barber, 1848.

An Agricultural Experiment Station by A. B. Ward
Originally published in 1893, this article provides some background regarding the establishment of the Station on what is now the UMass, Amherst campus. Profiles some of the activities, experiments, buildings, equipment and early staff involved in the work at the Station.

Off-Site Links

Official Amherst Home Page

Amherst Census, 1790

Jones Library, Amherst, MA

Amherst Profile (PDF Format). Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.

Commonwealth Community Profile & Links related to the town including addresses of libraries.

Amherst College

Hampshire College

University of Massachusetts

Hampshire County
Western Mass History & Genealogy

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Last Update 29 Apr 2006