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Welcome to Ashkum ...
The village of Ashkum is located in Iroquois County.
The location of Ashkum has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Ashkum: ASH-kuhm<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Ashkum has a population of 715 people<3> (see below for details).
Ashkum is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ashkum lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Ashkum (for example, toward Wolcott (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Area codes for Ashkum: (815) & (779)<5>
The ZIP code for Ashkum: 60911<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashkum had a population of 761 people. This makes Ashkum the county's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 761 people, the population of Ashkum increased 5.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 724 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ashkum had an population of 715 people. This is a decrease of 6.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.24% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashkum.
Communities near Ashkum ...
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Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ashkum and not the distance if driven.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ashkum.
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashkum ...
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In addition to the Tourism page for Ashkum, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashkum.
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019