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Welcome to Ashville ...
The location of Ashville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ashville, you might consider that their post office opened in 1846.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ashville has a population of 2,374 people<3> (see below for details).
Ashville is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ashville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Ashville (for example, toward Etna (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Ashville lies within the (205) area code.
The ZIP code for Ashville: 35953<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ashville had an population of 2,374 people. This is an increase of 7.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.04% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashville had a population of 2,212 people. This makes Ashville the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of Ashville represents 0.05% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 164th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,212 people, the population of Ashville decreased 2.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,260 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashville.
Communities Also Named Ashville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 10 communities that are also named Ashville - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashville.
Communities near Ashville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashville.
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 Ashville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashville. 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 Ashville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashville. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ashville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashville ...
Looking for more information about Ashville? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Ashville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashville.
Adding Ashville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ashville 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 Ashville was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
We also found Ashville in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ashville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ashville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Sep 2023