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Amherst Neighborhood Map. Where is Amherst, Virginia?

If you are planning on traveling to Amherst, use this interactive map to help you locate everything from food to hotels to tourist destinations. The street map of Amherst is the most basic version which provides you with a comprehensive outline of the city’s essentials. The satellite view will help you to navigate your way through foreign places with more precise image of the location.


View Google Map for locations near Amherst: Sweet Briar Station, Monroe, Piney River, Arrington, Madison Heights

Interactive Map of Amherst area

As you browse around the map, you can select different parts of the map by pulling across it interactively as well as zoom in and out it to find:

You can also expand it to fill the entire screen rather than just working with the map on one part of the screen.

Navigate your way through foreign places with the help of more personalized maps. Use the satellite view, narrow down your search interactively, save to PDF to get a free printable Amherst plan.

Click this icon on the map to see the satellite view, which will dive in deeper into the inner workings of Amherst.

Free printable PDF Map of Amherst, Amherst county

Feel free to download the PDF version of the Amherst, VA map so that you can easily access it while you travel without any means to the Internet.


If you are looking for directions to Amherst, VA rather than an online map of all of the places that you are interested in visiting, you also have the option of finding and saving the directions for future use.

Helpful Information for tourists

You are also able to narrow down your search by selecting only restaurants, for example, that way you can have a list of exactly what it is that you are searching for. You can also use our search box in order to locate any other places that you are interested in finding.

Tourist Attractions in Amherst

Take advantage of all of the history and culture that Amherst is filled with via the help of our comprehensive list. From observation points, to historical sites, monuments, spas, find everything that this city has to offer. We have even included information about some gems that aren’t as frequented by tourists such as ruins or castles, for example. You will also find information regarding cultural centers such as theaters and opera houses for live entertainment.

Amherst’s observation points: Chimney Rock (Silver Peak) Parking Overlook, James River Parking Overlook, Burch's Hill Overlook, Otter Lake Parking Overlook, Otter Lake Parking Area
Monuments: Byrd Memorial

Shopping in Amherst

Get your hands on some new items that you can’t find back home! Here, find some of the best malls that boast the widest selections or charming markets that offer a variety of quality local goods.

Amherst’s malls: Forest Hills Court Shopping Center, Forest Plaza West Shopping Center, Hill Plaza Shopping Center, Riverside Plaza Shopping Center, The Village Courts Shopping Center, Graves Mill Shopping Center, Boonsboro Shopping Center, Chestnut Hills Shopping Center, River Ridge Mall Shopping Center, Seven Hills Shopping Center

Educational Institutions in Amherst

Take a look at what Amherst’s educational institutions look like such as their schools, colleges, and universities. Some even offer tours that way you can get an in depth idea into all that they have to offer. In addition, Amherst boasts many architecturally elaborate libraries that not only hold copious amounts of books, but also act as great studying spaces.

Schools: Chestnut Grove School (historical), Gladstone School, Lovingston Elementary School, Lynchburg College (historical), Lynchburg Guidance Center, Lynchburg High School (historical), Meriwether School (historical), Middle School Learning Center, Fort Hill Graded School, Laurel Regional Program
Libraries: Lynchburg Public Library, Amherst County Public Library, Jones Memorial Library, Fort Hill Library, Mary Helen Cochran Library, Lipscomb Library, Guillerman Library, Cochran Library, Madison Heights Library, Knight - Capron Library

Stadiums and Sports Activities in Amherst

Watch Amherst’s home team play in the stadium for a nice evening out filled with good food and lots of emotions. However, whenever you are in the mood for a more dynamic activity, there are a number of different parks, athletic fields, and golf courses that you can visit.

Amherst’s stadiums: Lynchburg Stadium
Parks: College Park, Miller Park, Fisher Recreation Center, John Warwick Daniel Statue, Jackson Heights Park, Jefferson Park Recreation Center, Daniels Hill Historic District, Blackwater Park, Otter Creek Recreation Area, Shellenberger Field

Amherst’s airports

Easily locate airports with identifiers such as IATA, or International Air Transport Association, and ICAO, otherwise known as the International Civil Aviation Organization. In addition, however, you will also find the locations of the nearest airports.

Airports: Falwell Airport, Flatwoods Airport, Starr Airport, Fulcher Family Farms Airport, Skovhus Airport, Tye River Airport, Timberdoodle Airport

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