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Welcome to Ashton ...

Ashton is located in Ben Hill County<1>.

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

Ashton is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ashton lies within the (229) area code.

Communities Also Named Ashton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Ashton: This one is located in Ben Hill County and the other is located in Irwin County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 31 communities that are also named Ashton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ashton ...

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

  • Fitzgerald [Ben Hill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fitzgerald
    • Fitzgerald [Ben Hill County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Ashton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,710 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitzgerald
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fitzgerald
  • Ocilla [Irwin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocilla
    • Ocilla [Irwin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,590 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocilla
  • Broxton [Coffee County]
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    • Broxton [Coffee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Ashton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,192 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broxton
  • Ambrose [Coffee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ambrose
    • Ambrose [Coffee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 383 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambrose
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    • Rhine [Dodge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhine
      • Rhine [Dodge County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Ashton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 373 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rhine
    • Jacksonville [Telfair County]
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      • Jacksonville [Telfair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 133 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville
    • Wray [Irwin County]
    • Mystic [Irwin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mystic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mystic
      • Mystic [Irwin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mystic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mystic
    • Abba [Ben Hill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abba
      • Abba [Ben Hill County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Ashton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abba
    • Irwinville [Irwin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irwinville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irwinville
      • Irwinville [Irwin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Ashton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irwinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irwinville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ben Hill County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ben Hill County: www.benhillcounty.com/

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 Ben Hill, 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 Ashton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Ashton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7049, Longitude: -83.1560       In this case, the coordinates for Ashton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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