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Welcome to Ashley ...

The village of Ashley is located in Gratiot County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Ashley has a population of 553 people<1> (see below for details).

Ashley is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ashley is located in the (989) area code.

The ZIP code for Ashley: 48806<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashley had a population of 563 people. This makes Ashley the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 563 people, the population of Ashley increased 7.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 526 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ashley had an population of 553 people. This is a decrease of 1.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.13% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashley.

Communities near Ashley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alma   [Map]   9,149   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Breckenridge   [Map]   1,300   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Carson City   [Map]   1,106   W   18 miles [29 km]
Chesaning   [Map]   2,272   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fowler   [Map]   1,223   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Ithaca   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ashley.

Communities Also Named Ashley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Ashley - they are located in Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashley. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashley. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ashley:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashley ...

Looking for more information about Ashley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ashley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ashley.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ashley. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gratiot County: www.co.gratiot.mi.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashley.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Ashley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ashley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Ashley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1865, Longitude: -84.4765     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ashley.