Amsterdam, California

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Unincorporated community
Amsterdam is located in California
Amsterdam is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°25′49″N 120°32′32″W / 37.43028°N 120.54222°W / 37.43028; -120.54222Coordinates: 37°25′49″N 120°32′32″W / 37.43028°N 120.54222°W / 37.43028; -120.54222
Country United States
State California
County Merced County
Elevation[1] 220 ft (67 m)

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]

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. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Amsterdam, California
  2. ^ a b 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.