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Welcome to Ashboro ...

Ashboro is located in Clay County<1>.

The location of Ashboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Ashboro is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ashboro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Ashboro (for example, toward Marshall (IL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Ashboro is within the boundaries of the (812) area code.

Communities near Ashboro ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashboro.

  • Terre Haute [Vigo County]
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    • Terre Haute [Vigo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Ashboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,410 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terre Haute
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terre Haute<5>
  • Brazil [Clay County]
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    • Brazil [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Ashboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,990 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brazil<5>
  • Spencer [Owen County]
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    • Spencer [Owen County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,262 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<5>
  • West Terre Haute [Vigo County]
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    • West Terre Haute [Vigo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Ashboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,198 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Terre Haute have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jasonville [Greene County]
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      • Jasonville [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Ashboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,141 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasonville<5>
    • Cloverdale [Putnam County]
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      • Cloverdale [Putnam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cloverdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Farmersburg [Sullivan County]
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      • Farmersburg [Sullivan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,066 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmersburg<5>
    • Seelyville [Vigo County]
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      • Seelyville [Vigo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,004 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seelyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clay City [Clay County]
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      • Clay City [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Ashboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay City<5>
    • Knightsville [Clay County]
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      • Knightsville [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Ashboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knightsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Ashboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashboro.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashboro. 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 Ashboro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashboro. See our Newspapers Page for Ashboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashboro ...

Looking for more information about Ashboro? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ashboro, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ashboro.

Adding Ashboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ashboro 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 Ashboro was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ashboro on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1908.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ashboro on our Genealogy Page.

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About Clay County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clay County: www.claycountyin.gov/

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Clay, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Ashboro) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3989, Longitude: -87.1058       In this case, the coordinates for Ashboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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