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Welcome to Ashton ...
The pronunciation of Ashton: ASH-tuhn<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Ashton has a population of 895 people<3> (see below for details).
Ashton is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ashton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Ashton: (815) and (779)<5>
The ZIP code for Ashton: 61006<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ashton had an population of 895 people. This is a decrease of 7.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.63% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashton had a population of 972 people. This makes Ashton the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 972 people, the population of Ashton decreased 14.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,142 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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), Idaho, 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. Our list includes 5 papers. 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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 05 Jul 2020