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Welcome to Ashland Center ...

Ashland Center is located in Newaygo County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Ashland Center: Ashland Ctr. (or less commonly used: Ashland Cen., Ashland Cent. or Ashland Cntr.)

Ashland Center is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ashland Center is located in the (231) area code.

Communities near Ashland Center ...

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

  • Sparta (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
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    • Sparta lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashland Center and is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
  • Coopersville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
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    • Coopersville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Ashland Center and is located in Ottawa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,393 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coopersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coopersville<5>
  • Fremont (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
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    • Fremont lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashland Center and is located in Newaygo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Fremont:
    • Fremont Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<5>
  • Cedar Springs (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
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    • Cedar Springs lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashland Center and is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,743 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Springs<5>
  • Newaygo (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Newaygo lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashland Center and is located in Newaygo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newaygo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newaygo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newaygo<5>
  • Howard City (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
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    • Howard City lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Ashland Center and is located in Montcalm County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,819 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Howard City<5>
  • White Cloud (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
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    • White Cloud lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Ashland Center and is located in Newaygo County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Cloud
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Cloud<5>
  • Ravenna (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
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    • Ravenna lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashland Center and is located in Muskegon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,276 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenna<5>
  • Kent City (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent City
    • Kent City lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashland Center and is located in Kent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent City<5>
  • Hesperia (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesperia
    • Hesperia lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashland Center and is located in Oceana County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 936 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesperia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesperia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hesperia<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashland Center ...

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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About Newaygo County

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

The official website for Newaygo County: www.countyofnewaygo.com/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Newaygo, 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 Ashland Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashland Center) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3364, Longitude: -85.8517       In this case, the coordinates for Ashland Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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