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Welcome to Ashton ...

Ashton is located in Sumner County<1>.

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

Ashton is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ashton lies within the (620) area code.

Adding Ashton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Ashton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Ashton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Ashton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kansas communities named Ashton: This one is located in Sumner County and the other is located in Kingman County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 31 communities that are also named Ashton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, 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.

Communities near Ashton ...

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

  • Winfield [Cowley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
    • Winfield [Cowley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,943 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<5>
  • Arkansas City [Cowley County]
  • Wellington [Sumner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellington
    • Wellington [Sumner County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,662 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellington<5>
  • Blackwell [Kay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackwell
    • Blackwell [Kay County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,562 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackwell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackwell<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newkirk [Kay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newkirk
      • Newkirk [Kay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newkirk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newkirk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newkirk<5>
    • Oxford [Sumner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
      • Oxford [Sumner County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 999 people
      • Former names for Oxford:
      • Hapawalla
      • Neptawah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<5>
    • Parkerfield [Cowley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkerfield
      • Parkerfield [Cowley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkerfield
    • South Haven [Sumner County]
    • Braman [Kay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braman
      • Braman [Kay County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braman<5>
    • Geuda Springs [Cowley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geuda Springs
      • Geuda Springs [Cowley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 176 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geuda Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Geuda Springs:
      • Geuda
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geuda Springs

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

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kansas

About Sumner County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sumner County: www.co.sumner.ks.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Sumner, 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 Ashton - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0831, Longitude: -97.2387       In this case, the coordinates for Ashton 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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