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Welcome to Ashton ...
The village of Ashton is located in Lee County.
The pronunciation of Ashton: ASH-tuhn<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Ashton has a population of 907 people<2> (see below for details).
Ashton is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ashton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Ashton: (815) & (779)<4>
The ZIP code for Ashton: 61006<5>
Population Details ...
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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ashton had an population of 907 people. This is a decrease of 6.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.58% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashton.
Communities near Ashton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ashton and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019