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Welcome to Ashford ...

Ashford is located in Charles County<1>.

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

Ashford is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Websites for Ashford ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cccc-md.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Ashford, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Ashford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Ashford - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Connecticut, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Ashford ...

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

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashford
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington
  • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashford
    • Estimated population for 2018: 160,530 people
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    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Ashford
    • Estimated population for 2018: 9,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Plata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Plata
  • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Ashford
    • Estimated population for 2018: 6,449 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheverly
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    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Ashford
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Ashford
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Ashford
      • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Ashford
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,807 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Head
    • Forest Heights [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Heights
      • Forest Heights [Prince George's County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Ashford
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,571 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Heights
    • Fairmount Heights [Prince George's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairmount Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmount Heights
      • Fairmount Heights [Prince George's County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Ashford
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,524 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount Heights

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Maryland

About Charles County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Charles County: www.charlescounty.org/

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 Charles, 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 Ashford - 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- Ashford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6437, Longitude: -76.9436       In this case, the coordinates for Ashford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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