Amsterdam, California

Amsterdam is an unincorporated community in Merced County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 6.5 miles (10 km) north-northeast of Atwater,[2] at an elevation of 220 feet (67 m).[1]

Location in California
Amsterdam (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°25′49″N 120°32′32″W
CountryUnited States
CountyMerced County
Elevation220 ft (67 m)

A post office operated at Amsterdam from 1893 to 1895, from 1900 to 1910, with a closure during part of 1906, and from 1912 to 1925.[2]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Amsterdam, California
  2. Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 740. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

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