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Welcome to Ashcroft ...

Ashcroft is located in Anne Arundel 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 found that there are 7 communities that are also named Ashcroft - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Kansas, Massachusetts, 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.

  • Baltimore
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Bowie
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowie
    • Bowie is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,212 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie <4>
  • Annapolis
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
  • Laurel
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,548 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel <4>
  • Rock Hall
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Hall
    • Rock Hall is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,255 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Hall <4>
  • Queenstown
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queenstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queenstown
    • Queenstown is located in Queen Anne's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 701 people
  • Upper Marlboro
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Marlboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Marlboro
    • Upper Marlboro is located in Prince George's County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 672 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Upper Marlboro <4>
  • Highland Beach
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland Beach
    • Highland Beach is located in Anne Arundel County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 111 people
  • Baytowne Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baytowne Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baytowne Village
    • Baytowne Village is located in Anne Arundel County
  • Herald Harbor
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herald Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herald Harbor
    • Herald Harbor is located in Anne Arundel County

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.

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 Anne Arundel County: www.co.anne-arundel.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 Anne Arundel, 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 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>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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