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Welcome to Ashton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Ashton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Ashton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ashton, please Contact Us.




Ashton would have been located within present day Nye County.

Ashton was founded in 1906.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ashton is 2,660 feet [811 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Ashton is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Ashton was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Ashton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Chloride City (CA) - Historic   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Harmony Borax Works (CA) - Historic   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Park Village (CA)   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Schwab (CA) - Historic   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Scranton (CA) - Historic   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Amargosa Valley   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ashton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Ashton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Ashton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashton.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Ashton no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nevada

About Nye County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Nye County: www.co.nye.nv.us/

The official website for State of Nevada: www.nv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ashton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Ashton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7202, Longitude: -116.6726     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ashton.



 
 
 

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