1717-97; Eng. general: led Brit. forces that won control of Canada
A town of western Massachusetts north of Springfield. Amherst College (established 1821) and the main campus of the University of Massachusetts (1863) are here. Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst and lived in the town her entire life.
- An English surname and baronetcy surname.
- A CDP in Colorado
- A town in Maine
- A town in Massachusetts.
- A village in Nebraska
- A town in New Hampshire
- A town and suburb in New York
- A town in Nova Scotia
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