A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Ashmore ...
The location of Ashmore has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Ashmore: ASH-mohr<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ashmore has a population of 749 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ashmore.
Ashmore is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Ashmore lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Ashmore (for example, toward West Terre Haute (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Ashmore: (217)
The ZIP code for Ashmore: 61912<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ashmore had an population of 749 people. This is a decrease of 4.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashmore had a population of 785 people. This makes Ashmore the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 785 people, the population of Ashmore decreased 2.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 809 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashmore.
Adding Ashmore to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ashmore in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ashmore was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1881).
We also found Ashmore in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ashmore on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Ashmore ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Ashmore - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashmore.
Communities near Ashmore ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashmore.
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 Ashmore. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashmore.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashmore. 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 Ashmore.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashmore. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ashmore.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashmore ...
Looking for more information about Ashmore? 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 Ashmore, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashmore.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021