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Welcome to Ashland (aka 'Ashland Bottoms') ...

So far, we have found very little information about Ashland. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Ashland to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ashland, please Contact Us.


Ashland would have been located within present day Riley County.

Since we don't have the location of Ashland, we have used what we believe to be its closest cemetery as an estimate.

Time Zone: The area where Ashland was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ashland would have been located in the (785) area code.

Communities near Ashland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ashland and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirDistance
Alma   [Map]   783   E   18 miles [29 km]
Alta Vista   [Map]   422   S   18 miles [29 km]
Grandview Plaza   [Map]   1,645   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Junction City   [Map]   22,988   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Manhattan   [Map]   54,832   N   5 miles [8 km]
Milford   [Map]   542   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ashland.

Communities Also Named Ashland ...

While we believe that this Ashland is located in Riley County, we know of another 4 Kansas communities named Ashland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clark, Ford, Geary and Ness County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 56 communities that are also named Ashland - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashland. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashland. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashland.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ashland:

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Riley County: www.rileycountyks.gov

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ashland, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashland) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland. We have been unable to find the coordinates for Ashland. That said, to estimate its location, we are using the latitude and longitude of what we believe to be a nearby cemetery (likely the town cemetery). The cemetery that we've chosen is named Ashland Cemetery and it is located at 39.1102, -96.6155   [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashland.

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