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Welcome to Ashbox ...

Ashbox is located in Prince George's County<1>.

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

Ashbox is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ashbox: (301) & (240)<4>

Communities near Ashbox ...

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

  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexandria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexandria
    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashbox
    • Estimated population for 2018: 160,530 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria
  • La Plata [Charles County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Plata have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Plata
    • La Plata [Charles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashbox
    • Estimated population for 2018: 9,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Plata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Plata
  • Bladensburg [Prince George's County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bladensburg
    • Bladensburg [Prince George's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Ashbox
    • Estimated population for 2018: 9,421 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bladensburg
  • Cheverly [Prince George's County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheverly
    • Cheverly [Prince George's County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Ashbox
    • Estimated population for 2018: 6,449 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheverly
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glenarden [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenarden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenarden
      • Glenarden [Prince George's County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Ashbox
      • Estimated population for 2018: 6,195 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenarden
    • Chesapeake Beach [Calvert County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake Beach
      • Chesapeake Beach [Calvert County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Ashbox
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,990 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake Beach
    • District Heights [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for District Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for District Heights
      • District Heights [Prince George's County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Ashbox
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,984 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for District Heights
    • Seat Pleasant [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seat Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seat Pleasant
      • Seat Pleasant [Prince George's County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Ashbox
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,776 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seat Pleasant
    • Capitol Heights [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capitol Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capitol Heights
      • Capitol Heights [Prince George's County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashbox
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,524 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capitol Heights
    • Indian Head [Charles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Head have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Head
      • Indian Head [Charles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Ashbox
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,807 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Head
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Head

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 Ashbox. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashbox.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashbox ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Maryland

About Prince George's County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Prince George's County: www.co.pg.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Prince George's, 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 Ashbox - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<5>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- Ashbox) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashbox. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6712, Longitude: -76.7969       In this case, the coordinates for Ashbox have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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