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Welcome to Ashly ...

Ashly is located in Madison Parish<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Ashly, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

Ashly is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ashly is within the (318) area code.

Communities near Ashly ...

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

  • Vicksburg [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicksburg
    • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,351 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<6>
  • Tallulah [Madison Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallulah
    • Tallulah [Madison Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,460 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallulah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallulah<6>
  • Richmond [Madison Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond [Madison Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 530 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
  • Delta [Madison Parish]
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    • Delta [Madison Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashly
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mound [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound
      • Mound [Madison Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashly
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound
    • Omega [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omega
      • Omega [Madison Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Ashly
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Omega have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omega
    • Thomastown [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomastown
      • Thomastown [Madison Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashly
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomastown
    • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sondheimer
      • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashly
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sondheimer have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sondheimer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sondheimer<6>
    • Quebec [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quebec
      • Quebec [Madison Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Ashly
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quebec have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quebec
    • Chotard [Issaquena County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chotard
      • Chotard [Issaquena County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashly
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chotard

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashly ...

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

Adding Ashly to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ashly 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 Ashly was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ashly on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Madison Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ashly. 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 Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashly - 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' (or 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- Ashly) 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 Ashly. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AshlyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashly. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4407, Longitude: -91.1233       In this case, the coordinates for Ashly have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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.
<6>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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