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Ashby, Minnesota

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The location of Ashby

Welcome to Ashby ...

The city of Ashby is located in Grant County.

The location of Ashby has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ashby has a population of 439 people<2> (see below for details).

Ashby is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ashby lies within the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Ashby: 56309<4>

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 (with a count of 472 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ashby had an population of 439 people. This is a decrease of 1.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.99% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ashby ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Barrett   [Map]   409   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Battle Lake   [Map]   918   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brandon   [Map]   484   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dalton   [Map]   249   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elbow Lake   [Map]   1,151   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Evansville   [Map]   599   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashby. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ashby, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashby.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Grant County

About Minnesota

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:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashby) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashby

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashby. The point we use 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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