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Welcome to Ashland ...

Ashland is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

Ashland is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ashland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Ashland: (706) and (762)<4>

Communities Also Named Ashland ...

While we believe that this Ashland is located in Franklin County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Ashland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Forsyth and Oconee County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 56 communities that are also named Ashland - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ashland ...

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

  • Jefferson [Jackson County]
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    • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population for 2018: 11,704 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson
  • Toccoa [Stephens County]
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    • Toccoa [Stephens County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Ashland
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,294 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toccoa
  • Commerce [Jackson County]
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    • Commerce [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population for 2018: 6,932 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce
  • Cornelia [Habersham County]
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    • Cornelia [Habersham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,513 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelia
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baldwin [Banks County]
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      • Baldwin [Banks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,384 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwin
    • Lula [Hall County]
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      • Lula [Hall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,938 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lula
    • Royston [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royston
      • Royston [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,569 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Royston
    • Lavonia [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lavonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavonia
      • Lavonia [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,161 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lavonia
    • Demorest [Habersham County]
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      • Demorest [Habersham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,146 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Demorest
    • Maysville [Banks County]
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      • Maysville [Banks County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,007 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maysville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3257, Longitude: -83.3557       In this case, the coordinates for Ashland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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