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Welcome to Asbury ...
The location of Asbury has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Asbury, you might consider that their post office opened in 1890.
Asbury is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Asbury lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Asbury (for example, toward Fort Gaines (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Asbury: (334)
Communities Also Named Asbury ...
While we believe that this Asbury is located in Dale County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named Asbury. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clarke, Marshall and Tuscaloosa County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 33 communities that are also named Asbury - they are located in Georgia (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Asbury.
Communities near Asbury ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Asbury.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Asbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Asbury.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Asbury. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Asbury.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Asbury. See our Newspapers Page for Asbury.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asbury ...
Looking for more information about Asbury? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Asbury, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Asbury.
Adding Asbury to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Asbury in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Asbury was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Asbury in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Asbury.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Sep 2023