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Welcome to Ashby ...

The city of Ashby is located in Grant County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Ashby has a population of 436 people<1> (see below for details).

Ashby is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ashby is within the boundaries of the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Ashby: 56309<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashby had a population of 446 people (or 7.41% of the total population of Grant County). This makes Ashby the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 446 people, the population of Ashby decreased 5.51% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 472 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ashby had an population of 436 people. This is a decrease of 2.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.63% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ashby ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ashby and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Barrett   [Map]   403   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Battle Lake   [Map]   888   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brandon   [Map]   479   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dalton   [Map]   255   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elbow Lake   [Map]   1,152   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Evansville   [Map]   598   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ashby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ashby - they are located in Alabama, Indiana (2), Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nova Scotia, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

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 Ashby. 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 Ashby. 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 Ashby. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashby ...

Looking for more information about Ashby? 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 Ashby, 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 Ashby.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Ashby. 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 Ashby. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Grant County: www.co.grant.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: www.state.mn.us/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashby - 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 city (such as Ashby). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ashby 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 that stretches from Ashby. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashby) 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 Ashby. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashby

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashby. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0930, Longitude: -95.8158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Ashby.