1. The Town of Amesbury is a city1 in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. In 1890, 9798 people lived in Amesbury; in 1900, 9473; in 1910, 9894; in 1920, 10,036; and in 1940, 10,862. The population was 16,450 at the 2000 census. A former farming and mill town, Amesbury is today largely residential.
Settled in 1642, Amesbury was first recognized as "Salisbury New Town" in 1666 when it formally separated from Salisbury. It was incorporated as "Amesbury" in 1668, after Amesbury in Wiltshire, England.
2. A Pretty Boring but fairly decent town also known as Lamesbury.
Tim: Where Are You From?
Jim : Lamesbury
Tim: Never heard of it
Jim: Amesbury Dumbass
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