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Welcome to Ashburn ...

The town of Ashburn is located in Pike County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Ashburn, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Ashburn had a population of 52 people.<3> (see below for details).

Ashburn is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Ashburn is located in the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Ashburn: 63433<5>

Communities Also Named Ashburn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Ashburn - they are located in Georgia (3), Illinois, Ontario, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Ashburn ...

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

  • Hannibal
  • Bowling Green
  • Pittsfield
  • Louisiana
  • Barry
  • New London
  • Payson
  • Pleasant Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
    • Pleasant Hill lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Ashburn.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 903 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Hill<7>
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  • Clarksville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
    • Clarksville lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Ashburn.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 434 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<7>

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 Ashburn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashburn.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashburn ...

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

Adding Ashburn to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ashburn was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ashburn on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ashburn.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Pike, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashburn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashburn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 town (such as Ashburn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ashburn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Ashburn) 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 Ashburn. 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 AshburnOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashburn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5458, Longitude: -91.1720       In this case, the coordinates for Ashburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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