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Welcome to Ashton ...

Ashton is located in Saint Mary Parish<1>.

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

Ashton is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Ashton: (337)

Communities Also Named Ashton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Ashton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), 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.

  • New Iberia [Iberia Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Iberia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Iberia
    • New Iberia [Iberia Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,454 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Iberia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Iberia<5>
  • Franklin [Saint Mary Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Saint Mary Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,709 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<5>
  • Jeanerette [Iberia Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeanerette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeanerette
    • Jeanerette [Iberia Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,218 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeanerette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeanerette<5>
  • Baldwin [Saint Mary Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
    • Baldwin [Saint Mary Parish] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,219 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwin<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Loreauville [Iberia Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loreauville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loreauville
      • Loreauville [Iberia Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loreauville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loreauville<5>
    • Glencoe [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glencoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glencoe
      • Glencoe [Saint Mary Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencoe
    • Charenton [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charenton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charenton
      • Charenton [Saint Mary Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charenton<5>
    • Katy [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Katy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Katy
      • Katy [Saint Mary Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Ashton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Katy
    • Caffery [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caffery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caffery
      • Caffery [Saint Mary Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Ashton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caffery
    • Florence [Saint Mary Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Saint Mary Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence

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 ...

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About Saint Mary Parish

About Louisiana

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 State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Saint Mary, 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 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: 29.8360, Longitude: -91.6082       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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