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Welcome to Ashawa ...

Ashawa is located in Polk County<1>.

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

Ashawa is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ashawa lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Ashawa ...

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

  • Des Moines [Polk County]
  • Ankeny [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ankeny have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ankeny
    • Ankeny [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashawa
    • Estimated population in 2018: 65,284 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ankeny
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ankeny<5>
  • Urbandale [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Urbandale
    • Urbandale [Polk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Ashawa
    • Estimated population in 2018: 43,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urbandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbandale<5>
  • Waukee [Dallas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waukee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukee
    • Waukee [Dallas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Ashawa
    • Estimated population in 2018: 22,810 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waukee<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Johnston [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnston
      • Johnston [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Ashawa
      • Estimated population in 2018: 22,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnston<5>
    • Altoona [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altoona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
      • Altoona [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Ashawa
      • Estimated population in 2018: 18,844 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<5>
    • Clive [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clive
      • Clive [Polk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashawa
      • Estimated population in 2018: 17,097 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clive
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clive<5>
    • Indianola [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indianola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
      • Indianola [Warren County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashawa
      • Estimated population in 2018: 16,071 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<5>
    • Grimes [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimes
      • Grimes [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Ashawa
      • Estimated population in 2018: 13,562 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grimes<5>
    • Norwalk [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Warren County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashawa
      • Estimated population in 2018: 11,517 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashawa ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Polk County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Polk, 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 Ashawa - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashawa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashawa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5722, Longitude: -93.7563       In this case, the coordinates for Ashawa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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