Amity, Knox County, Ohio

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Amity is an unincorporated community in Knox County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]


Amity originally was called Emmettsville, and under the latter name was laid out in 1832.[2] The new name of Amity was adopted around 1837.[2] The post office at Amity was called Democracy.[2] The Democracy post office was established in 1834, and remained in operation until 1923.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Amity, Knox County, Ohio
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Knox County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Containing a Condensed, Comprehensive History of Ohio. A. A. Graham & Company. p. 580.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Knox County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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