Amory is a city in Monroe County, Mississippi. Its population at the 2000 census was 6,956.
The US 278, Mississippi Highway 6, and Mississippi Highway 25 serve the city.
Significant employers in Amory include the businesses of sports equipment manufacturing, wood pulp processing, and the furniture and textile industries. The Gilmore Memorial Hospital is also a well known hospital in the region.
The city of Amory holds an annual festival each April known as the "Railroad Festival" in Frisco Park. It also hosts "Entertainment for Education" every other year to raise money for scholarships.
The population has a majority of White Americans. A significant percentage of the population comrpises African Americans.