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Welcome to Asphaltum ...

Asphaltum is located in Jasper County<1>.

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

Asphaltum is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Asphaltum lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While Asphaltum is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Asphaltum is within the boundaries of the (219) area code.

Communities Also Named Asphaltum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Asphaltum - it's located in Oklahoma.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Asphaltum.

Communities near Asphaltum ...

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

  • Rensselaer [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rensselaer
    • Rensselaer [Jasper County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Asphaltum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,780 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rensselaer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rensselaer<5>
  • DeMotte [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DeMotte
    • DeMotte [Jasper County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Asphaltum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,172 people
    • DeMotte has also been known as:
    • De Motte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeMotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DeMotte<5>
  • Hebron [Porter County]
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    • Hebron [Porter County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Asphaltum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,669 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hebron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hebron<5>
  • Kouts [Porter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kouts
    • Kouts [Porter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Asphaltum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,963 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kouts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kouts
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kouts<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monon [White County]
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      • Monon [White County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Asphaltum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,755 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monon<5>
    • North Judson [Starke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Judson
      • North Judson [Starke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Asphaltum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,705 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Judson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Judson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Judson<5>
    • Wheatfield [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatfield
      • Wheatfield [Jasper County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Asphaltum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheatfield<5>
    • Francesville [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Francesville
      • Francesville [Pulaski County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Asphaltum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 794 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Francesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Francesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Francesville<5>
    • Medaryville [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medaryville
      • Medaryville [Pulaski County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Asphaltum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medaryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medaryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medaryville<5>
    • La Crosse [LaPorte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Crosse
      • La Crosse [LaPorte County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Asphaltum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crosse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crosse<5>

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 Asphaltum. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Asphaltum.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asphaltum ...

Looking for more information about Asphaltum? 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 Asphaltum, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Asphaltum.

Adding Asphaltum to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Asphaltum 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 Asphaltum was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1908.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Indiana

About Jasper County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Jasper, 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 Asphaltum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Asphaltum) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asphaltum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1003, Longitude: -86.9981       In this case, the coordinates for Asphaltum 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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