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Amherst is a town in Massachusetts. It was formed in 1759 and was previously called Hadley. It can be found in Hampshire county and is a part of the Northampton registry of deed district. For more information, contact the county at 4 Boltwood Ave., Amherst 01003. On the attached map, Amherst is shown as 10 in Hampshire county.
For information about the state of Massachusetts see Massachusetts Family History Research.