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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) & (762)<4>

Adding Ashland to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Ashland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Ashland elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Ashland on a Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ashland on our Genealogy Page.

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.

  • Dalton [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
  • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Pond
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
  • Madison Springs [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison Springs
    • Madison Springs [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Madison Springs:
    • Alexanderville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Springs
  • Baldwin [Banks County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
    • Baldwin [Banks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,414 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwin<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alto [Habersham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alto
      • Alto [Habersham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alto<6>
    • Cromers [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cromers
      • Cromers [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashland
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cromers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cromers
    • Carnes Creek [Stephens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnes Creek
      • Carnes Creek [Stephens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carnes Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carnes Creek
    • Harrison [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
      • Harrison [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
    • Gillsville [Hall County]
    • Avalon [Stephens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avalon
      • Avalon [Stephens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avalon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avalon

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 ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Franklin County

About Georgia

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 drawn 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).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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