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Ambia, Texas
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Coordinates: 33°35′34″N 95°39′33″W / 33.59278°N 95.65917°W / 33.59278; -95.65917Coordinates: 33°35′34″N 95°39′33″W / 33.59278°N 95.65917°W / 33.59278; -95.65917
Country United States
State Texas
County Lamar
Elevation
554 ft (169 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 903 & 430
GNIS feature ID 1379339

Ambia is an unincorporated community in Lamar County, in the U.S. state of Texas.

History

A post office was established at Ambia in 1886, and remained in operation until 1905. The community derives its name from "amber", alluding to the color of the chewing tobacco used by the local men.

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