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Welcome to Ashton ...

Ashton is located in Washington County<1>.

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

Ashton is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Ashton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Maryland communities named Ashton: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Montgomery County.

Beyond Maryland, there are 31 communities that are also named Ashton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ashton ...

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

  • Hagerstown [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hagerstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hagerstown
    • Hagerstown [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Ashton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 40,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerstown
  • Martinsburg [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsburg
    • Martinsburg [Berkeley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Ashton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 17,465 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg
  • Waynesboro [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesboro
    • Waynesboro [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,874 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro
  • Greencastle [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greencastle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greencastle
    • Greencastle [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashton
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,004 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greencastle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greencastle
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boonsboro [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonsboro
      • Boonsboro [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,579 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonsboro
    • Smithsburg [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithsburg
      • Smithsburg [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Ashton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,968 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithsburg
    • Williamsport [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsport
      • Williamsport [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,106 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsport
    • Shepherdstown [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shepherdstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shepherdstown
      • Shepherdstown [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,860 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shepherdstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shepherdstown
    • Mercersburg [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mercersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercersburg
      • Mercersburg [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Ashton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,542 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercersburg
    • Hancock [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hancock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hancock
      • Hancock [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Ashton
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,541 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hancock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hancock

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Washington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.washco-md.net/

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 Washington, 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 Ashton - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6301, Longitude: -77.9150       In this case, the coordinates for Ashton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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