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Amesbury is a town in Essex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after a town in England.
The latitude of Amesbury is 42.858N. The longitude is -70.93W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,450.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Amesbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Essex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01860 ZIP code.
6% of Amesbury residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Amesbury ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Amesbury was $24,103, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Amesbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Amesbury include Amesbury and Salisbury Mills Village Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Amesbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $628. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,443.
Libraries in Amesbury include Amesbury Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Amesbury include Amesbury News
The average commute time for Amesbury workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Amesbury between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Amesbury include Fairfield Inn.
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