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Welcome to Ashby ...

Ashby is located in Middlesex County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Ashby has a population of 3,226 people<1> (see below for details).

Ashby was settled in 1676 and was incorporated in 1767.

Ashby is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ashby lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Ashby: (978) and (351)<3>

The ZIP code for Ashby: 01431<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashby had a population of 3,074 people. This makes Ashby the county's 54th most populous community.

The population of Ashby represents 0.05% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 276th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,074 people, the population of Ashby increased 8.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,845 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Ashby had an population of 3,226 people. This is an increase of 4.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.39% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashby.

Communities near Ashby ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ashby and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Clinton   [Map]   13,805   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fitchburg   [Map]   40,545   S   5 miles [8 km]
Gardner   [Map]   20,333   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Groton   [Map]   11,296   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Leominster   [Map]   41,569   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lunenburg   [Map]   11,241   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ashby.

Communities Also Named Ashby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ashby - they are located in Alabama, Indiana (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, Nova Scotia, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashby.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashby. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashby. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashby.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ashby:

Websites for Ashby ...

Official Website: www.ci.ashby.ma.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashby ...

Looking for more information about Ashby? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Ashby? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ashby, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ashby.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ashby. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Massachusetts

About Middlesex County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ashby: www.ci.ashby.ma.us/

The official website for State of Massachusetts: www.mass.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashby.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ashby.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ashby). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ashby or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Ashby. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashby) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashby

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashby. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6775, Longitude: -71.8202     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ashby.



 
 
 

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