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Welcome to Ashcroft ...

Ashcroft is located in Norfolk County<1>.

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

Ashcroft is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ashcroft lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Ashcroft ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Ashcroft - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashcroft.

Communities near Ashcroft ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashcroft
    • Estimated population in 2018: 694,583 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Ashcroft
    • Estimated population in 2018: 118,977 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockton
    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashcroft
    • Estimated population in 2018: 95,777 people
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  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashcroft
    • Estimated population in 2018: 94,654 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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      • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Ashcroft
      • Estimated population in 2018: 94,580 people
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    • Newton [Middlesex County]
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      • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashcroft
      • Estimated population in 2018: 88,904 people
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    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Ashcroft
      • Estimated population in 2018: 81,562 people
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    • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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      • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Ashcroft
      • Estimated population in 2018: 73,123 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashcroft
      • Estimated population in 2018: 62,962 people
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    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Ashcroft
      • Estimated population in 2018: 61,036 people
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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 Ashcroft. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashcroft.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashcroft ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Massachusetts

About Norfolk County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Norfolk, 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 Ashcroft - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ashcroft) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashcroft. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2334, Longitude: -71.1495       In this case, the coordinates for Ashcroft have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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