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Asbury, Georgia
(Burke County)

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The location of Asbury

Welcome to Asbury ...

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

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

Asbury would have been located within present day Burke County.

The location of Asbury has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Asbury is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Asbury was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Asbury ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Asbury and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Emmalane   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Girard   [Map]   148   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gough   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Hilltonia   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Hiltonia   [Map]   323   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Millen   [Map]   2,810   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Asbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Asbury: This one is located in Burke County and the other is located in Troup County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 33 communities that are also named Asbury - they are located in Alabama (4), 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Asbury. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Asbury.

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

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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 Asbury, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Asbury) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0224, Longitude: -81.9262     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Asbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Asbury.

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