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Welcome to Ashton ...
The city of Ashton is located in Fremont County<1>.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ashton has a population of 1,045 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
The area code for Ashton: (208)
The ZIP code for Ashton: 83420<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ashton.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ashton had an population of 1,045 people. This is a decrease of 7.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.44% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashton.
Communities Also Named Ashton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Ashton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashton.
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.
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.
Adding Ashton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ashton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Ashton was mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific System Time Tables (September 1924).
We also found Ashton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ashton.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Mar 2023