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Welcome to Ashfield ...
Ashfield was settled in 1743 and was incorporated in 1765.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ashfield has a population of 1,720 people<2> (see below for details).
Ashfield is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ashfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ashfield is located in the (413) area code.
The ZIP code for Ashfield: 01330<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ashfield had an population of 1,720 people. This is a decrease of 0.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.44% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashfield had a population of 1,737 people. This makes Ashfield the county's 14th most populous community.
The population of Ashfield represents 0.03% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 302nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,737 people, the population of Ashfield decreased 3.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,800 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashfield.
Communities Also Named Ashfield ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ashfield - they are located in Montana (2), Nova Scotia and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashfield.
Communities near Ashfield ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashfield.
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 Ashfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashfield.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashfield. 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 Ashfield.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashfield. See our Newspapers Page for Ashfield.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashfield ...
Looking for more information about Ashfield? 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 Ashfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ashfield.
Adding Ashfield to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ashfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ashfield was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Ashfield in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ashfield.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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