Amherst is a vibrant university town located in the Hampshire County of Massachusetts, USA. The town is located in the Pioneer Valley which falls within the western regions of the state, and is nearly 100 m above sea level.
Amherst is 140 km away from the state capital Boston and is served by the Logan Airport of Boston and the Bradley Airport at Windsor Locks in Connecticut State.
The town more or less experiences a continental climate with warm summers (temperatures crossing around 25°C in the daytime) and severe winters with temperatures falling below the freezing point.
The town has a population of more than 35,000 people. A majority of the population consists of college students who attend classes at the 3 important state colleges in the city.
Your contribution can be useful for other tourists
More Travel Guides in United States:
More information United States:
|Hadley - 4.1 mi|
Hadley is a small town located in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, US. The place was founded as an agricultural community in 1659 by Rev. John Russell and was incorporated in 1661....
|Northampton - 7 mi|
Northampton is a city which is situated in Hampshire County in Massachusetts, United States. It is also the county seat of Hampshire County and is nicknamed as the Paradise City....