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Welcome to Ashmore ...

The village of Ashmore is located in Coles County<1>.

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 2018, Ashmore has a population of 752 people<4> (see below for details).

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).

Ashmore is within the boundaries of the (217) area code.

The ZIP code for Ashmore: 61912<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ashmore had an population of 752 people. This is a decrease of 4.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.05% 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.

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.

  • Charleston [Coles County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Coles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the west of Ashmore
    • Estimated population in 2018: 20,186 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<8>
  • Mattoon [Coles County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mattoon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mattoon
    • Mattoon [Coles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the west of Ashmore
    • Estimated population in 2018: 17,729 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mattoon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mattoon<8>
  • Paris [Edgar County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
    • Paris [Edgar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Ashmore
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,345 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<8>
  • Marshall [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshall
    • Marshall [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Ashmore
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,843 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshall<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arcola [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Ashmore
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,840 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arcola<8>
    • Casey [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Casey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casey
      • Casey [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Ashmore
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Casey<8>
    • Martinsville [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
      • Martinsville [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Ashmore
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<8>
    • Oakland [Coles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Coles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the north of Ashmore
      • Estimated population in 2018: 858 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<8>
    • Newman [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newman
      • Newman [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Ashmore
      • Estimated population in 2018: 833 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newman<8>
    • Kansas [Edgar County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kansas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas
      • Kansas [Edgar County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the east of Ashmore
      • Estimated population in 2018: 728 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas<8>

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.

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About Coles County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Coles County: www.co.coles.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Coles, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Ashmore. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashmore.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashmore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 village (such as Ashmore). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ashmore or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashmore) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashmore. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashmore

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashmore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5305, Longitude: -88.0202       In this case, the coordinates for Ashmore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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