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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 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.

Communities near Ashland ...

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

  • Manhattan [Riley County]
  • Junction City [Geary County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
    • Junction City [Geary County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Ashland
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Junction City
  • Wamego [Pottawatomie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wamego have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wamego
    • Wamego [Pottawatomie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Ashland
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wamego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wamego
  • Ogden [Riley County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grandview Plaza [Geary County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandview Plaza have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview Plaza
      • Grandview Plaza [Geary County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview Plaza
    • Saint George [Pottawatomie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint George have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint George
      • Saint George [Pottawatomie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint George
    • Riley [Riley County]
    • Alma [Wabaunsee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
      • Alma [Wabaunsee County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma
    • Milford [Geary County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
      • Milford [Geary County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford
    • Alta Vista [Wabaunsee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alta Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alta Vista
      • Alta Vista [Wabaunsee County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alta Vista
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alta Vista

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ashland.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kansas

About Riley County

About Kansas

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.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ashland) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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].
<3>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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