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Welcome to Ashcroft ...
So far, we have found very little information about Ashcroft. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Ashcroft to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ashcroft, please Contact Us.
Ashcroft would have been located within present day Pitkin County.
Ashcroft was founded in 1880.
The community of Ashcroft was named Chloride before it was changed to Ashcroft and going back to its beginning, it was originally named Castle Forks City.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Ashcroft is 9,520 feet [2,902 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Ashcroft is about 1¾ mile [or ~3 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Ashcroft was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ashcroft would have been located in the (970) area code.
Communities near Ashcroft ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ashcroft and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ashcroft.
Communities Also Named Ashcroft ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Ashcroft - they are located in British Columbia, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashcroft.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ashcroft:
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Pitkin County: www.aspenpitkin.com/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019