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Welcome to Ash Creek ...

Ash Creek is located in Rock County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Ash Creek: Ash Crk. (or less commonly used: Ash Ck. or Ash Cr.)

Ash Creek is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ash Creek lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ash Creek is within the boundaries of the (507) area code.

Adding Ash Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Ash Creek in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Ash Creek elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ash Creek on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Ash Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ash Creek - they are located in and Kansas (2).

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

Communities near Ash Creek ...

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

  • Brandon [Minnehaha County]
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    • Brandon [Minnehaha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Ash Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,074 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<5>
  • Luverne [Rock County]
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    • Luverne [Rock County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Ash Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,531 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luverne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luverne<5>
  • Rock Rapids [Lyon County]
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    • Rock Rapids [Lyon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Ash Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Rapids
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Rapids<5>
  • Adrian [Nobles County]
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    • Adrian [Nobles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Ash Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adrian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adrian<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garretson [Minnehaha County]
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      • Garretson [Minnehaha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Ash Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garretson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garretson<5>
    • George [Lyon County]
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      • George [Lyon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ash Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,042 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for George have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for George<5>
    • Larchwood [Lyon County]
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      • Larchwood [Lyon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ash Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Larchwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Larchwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Larchwood<5>
    • Inwood [Lyon County]
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      • Inwood [Lyon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Ash Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 849 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inwood<5>
    • Valley Springs [Minnehaha County]
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      • Valley Springs [Minnehaha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Ash Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 730 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley Springs<5>
    • Hills [Rock County]
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      • Hills [Rock County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Ash Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 651 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hills<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 Ash Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ash Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ash Creek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Minnesota

About Rock County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rock County: www.co.rock.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Rock, 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 Ash Creek - 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' (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- Ash Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ash Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5383, Longitude: -96.1942       In this case, the coordinates for Ash Creek 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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