Amherst, The Sandstone Capital of the World, is just a 30 minute ride from Cleveland’s west side with easy access from Interstate 90, State Route 2 and the Ohio Turnpike. The historic downtown flourishes with delicious food from locally-owned restaurants, quaint shops, lively entertainment, Workshop Players Theater, unique one-screen movie theater with affordable ticket prices, two amazing wine cellars and an enchanting bowling alley while surrounded by the warmth and charm of old town America.


Come to Amherst and experience the quaint, small town feeling of a charming community with a distinctive business district, unique architecture and a historic downtown that characterizes nineteenth century America.

Amherst has six parks including the 72-acre Amherst Beaver Creek Reservation. Other parks include Maude Neiding, DePaola, Jaworski, Springer and Veterans Park. Come and take a tour, you may decide to settle down.



Check out our Lip Dub video (  to see an up close and personal view of our town and the pride that runs through it. Be sure to share this link with all of your family and friends in order to spread the word that Amherst is a wonderful place to live, work, play and invest.


* Stagecraft

* Alpha-Dog Pets

* Etc. Boutique & Gifts

*Polly's Classic Touch Monogramming

Hot Dog Heaven

Amherst Cinema

Park Lanes Bar & Grill

The Pour House

The Mermaid's Tale

City Salvage & Design

The Hastee Tastee

Cedar Pub

Arabica — Amherst

The Brew Kettle — Amherst

Olde Town Pizza House & Catering

Ziggy's Pub

Amherst Historical Society

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