Amesbury is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. It was originally settled by Europeans in 1642 and was incorporated as a town in 1668. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 16,450. It was formally the home of the famed Merrimac Hat Company, it is also home to the historic Amesbury Public Library, Friends Meeting House and powder house. The city has a senior center, health center and four main schools, the Amesbury High School, the Amesbury Middle School, the Amesbury Elementary School and the Charles C. Cashman Elementary School, all run by the Amesbury Public Schools and the Amesbury School Committee. Following a restoration of the historic downtown area, many new restaurants have opened in the city.
Web Sites and Links
Amesbury Massachusetts Genealogy ProjectResources for researchers of all kinds.
Amesbury, MassachusettsIncludes school, government and cultural information for the town.
Iacobucci, TomIncludes biography, interests and political career for local board member of Massachusetts Advisory Commission on Local Government.
Salisbury Point Railroad Historical SocietyProvides locomotive photos, with event, membership, and contact information.
Woodsom Farm FestivalActivities and attractions to be found at annual event.