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(Buchanan County)

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Welcome to Ashton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Ashton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Ashton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ashton, please Contact Us.


Ashton would have been located within present day Buchanan County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ashton is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Ashton was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Ashton once stood is in the (816) area code.

Communities near Ashton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Atchison (KS)   [Map]   10,636   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elwood (KS)   [Map]   1,203   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Troy (KS)   [Map]   980   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wathena (KS)   [Map]   1,319   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Agency   [Map]   674   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Country Club   [Map]   2,472   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ashton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Ashton: This one is located in Buchanan County and the other is located in Clark County.

Beyond Missouri, 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, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Ashton. 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 Ashton. 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 Ashton.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Buchanan County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Buchanan County: www.co.buchanan.mo.us/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ashton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ashton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7219, Longitude: -94.8344     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashton.

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