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Welcome to Ashland ...

Ashland is located in Tensas Parish<1>.

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

Ashland is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ashland lies within the (318) area code.

Communities Also Named Ashland ...

While we believe that this Ashland is located in Tensas Parish, we know of another 3 Louisiana communities named Ashland. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Concordia, Natchitoches and Terrebonne Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 56 communities that are also named Ashland - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, 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.

  • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
    • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<5>
  • Newellton [Tensas Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
    • Newellton [Tensas Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 963 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newellton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton<5>
  • Wisner [Franklin Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wisner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisner
    • Wisner [Franklin Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 900 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wisner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wisner<5>
  • Clayton [Concordia Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
    • Clayton [Concordia Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
      • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<5>
    • Gilbert [Franklin Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert
      • Gilbert [Franklin Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 553 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<5>
    • Sicily Island [Catahoula Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sicily Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sicily Island
      • Sicily Island [Catahoula Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sicily Island
    • Rodney [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodney
      • Rodney [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodney
    • Elam [Franklin Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elam
      • Elam [Franklin Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elam
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
      • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing

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.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tensas Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Tensas, 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 Ashland - 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 from Point A (ie- Ashland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9749, Longitude: -91.3923       In this case, the coordinates for Ashland 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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