Blythewood Plantation House
Amite City is known commonly just as Amite. It is a large-in-area town in and the parish seat of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 4,110 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Hammond Micropolitan Statistical Area.
- Rusty Chambers, NFL football player
- John Bel Edwards, United States Military Academy Graduate, State Representative from 2008–Present
- Bolivar Edwards Kemp, Jr., former U.S. representative from 1925–1933 and Louisiana Attorney General from 1948–1952
- Kevin Magee, a basketball player, performed mainly in Europe.
- Lloyd Pye, Research Coordinator of the Starchild Project, as well as an author, researcher, and lecturer in the field of Alternative Knowledge.
- Lester Ricard, football player for the Tulane Green Wave and the NFL Carolina Panthers
- Weldon Russell, former state representative and Amite City Council member
- Joanne Verger, Oregon legislator and first woman mayor of Coos Bay, Oregon
- Harry D. Wilson, former state representative and Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, though from Independence, is interred at Amite Cemetery.
- Karl Wilson, NFL football player