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Welcome to Ashridge ...

Ashridge is located in Winston County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Ashridge, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1898.

Ashridge is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ashridge lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Ashridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Ashridge - it's located in Louisiana.

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

Communities near Ashridge ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashridge.

  • Haleyville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Moulton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Phil Campbell
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Double Springs
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Bear Creek
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Addison
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Lynn
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
    • Lynn is located in Winston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lynn
  • Arley
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Nauvoo
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Natural Bridge
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)

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 Ashridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashridge.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashridge. 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 Ashridge.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashridge. See our Newspapers Page for Ashridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashridge ...

Looking for more information about Ashridge? 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 Ashridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ashridge.

Adding Ashridge to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ashridge 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 Ashridge was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<4>

From that list, the Ashridge post office opened in 1898.

We also found Ashridge on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ashridge.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ashridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Winston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

 

 

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