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Welcome to Ashton ...

The city of Ashton is located in Fremont County.

The location of Ashton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ashton has a population of 1,063 people<2> (see below for details).

Ashton is 5,250 feet [1,600 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Ashton is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Ashton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ashton lies within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Ashton: 83420<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashton had a population of 1,127 people (which is 8.51% of the total population of Fremont County). This makes Ashton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ashton represents 0.07% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,127 people, the population of Ashton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,129 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ashton had an population of 1,063 people. This is a decrease of 5.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.85% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashton.

Communities near Ashton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ashton and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Chester   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Drummond   [Map]   17   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Felt   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Newdale   [Map]   316   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Parker   [Map]   297   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Saint Anthony   [Map]   3,549   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ashton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Ashton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), 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.

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 Ashton. 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 Ashton. 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 Ashton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ashton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Idaho

About Fremont County

About Idaho

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 Fremont County: www.co.fremont.id.us/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashton.

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

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ashton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ashton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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- Ashton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0734, Longitude: -111.4497     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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