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Welcome to Ashby ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ashby has a population of 3,219 people<2> (see below for details).
Ashby was settled in 1676 and was incorporated in 1767.
Ashby is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ashby lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Ashby: (978) & (351)<4>
The ZIP code for Ashby: 01431<5>
Websites for Ashby ...
Official Website: www.ci.ashby.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ashby had an population of 3,219 people. This is an increase of 4.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashby had a population of 3,074 people. This makes Ashby the county's 54th most populous community.
The population of Ashby represents 0.05% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 276th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,074 people, the population of Ashby increased 8.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,845 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashby.
Adding Ashby 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 Ashby 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 Ashby elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ashby on a George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ashby on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Ashby ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ashby - they are located in Alabama, Indiana (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, Nova Scotia, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2) and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashby.
Communities near Ashby ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashby.
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 Ashby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashby.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashby. 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 Ashby.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashby. See our Newspapers Page for Ashby.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashby ...
Looking for more information about Ashby? 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 Ashby, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ashby.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ashby: www.ci.ashby.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021