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Welcome to Ashly ...

Ashly is located in Madison Parish<1>.

The location of Ashly has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<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 lies within the (318) area code.

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

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

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

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
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<5>
  • 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
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,666 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallulah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallulah<5>
  • 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
    • Estimated population in 2019: 544 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
  • Delta [Madison Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
    • Delta [Madison Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<5>
  • 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
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sondheimer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sondheimer<5>
    • 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
    • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Transylvania
      • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Ashly
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Transylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Transylvania
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Transylvania<5>
    • Delhi [Richland Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delhi
      • Delhi [Richland Parish] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Ashly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,795 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delhi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delhi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delhi<5>

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.

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>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 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 from Point A (ie- Ashly) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashly. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4415, Longitude: -91.1232       In this case, the coordinates for Ashly 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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