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When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Ashton.
This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.
This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Ashton in the future.
We found mention of Ashton as a post office, but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Winona County, Minnesota.
It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located (although that's not always case). In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the existing communities in our gazetteer.
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ashton, you might consider that their post office opened in 1891.
Communities Also Named Ashton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 31 communities that are also named Ashton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Adding Ashton to Our Gazetteer ...
The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Ashton was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>
We also found Ashton in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Ashton ...
We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Ashton:
Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.
From that list:
The Ashton post office opened in 1891 and had closed by 1902.
Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Ashton - Services available: no Railroad mentioned
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