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Welcome to Asper ...

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

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


Asper would have been located within present day Carroll County<2>.

The location of Asper has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Asper is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The location where Asper once stood is in the (660) area code.

Communities near Asper ...

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

  • Chillicothe [Livingston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chillicothe
    • Chillicothe [Livingston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Asper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,915 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chillicothe have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chillicothe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chillicothe<6>
  • Carrollton [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
    • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Asper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,421 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<6>
  • Braymer [Caldwell County]
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    • Braymer [Caldwell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Asper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braymer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braymer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braymer<6>
  • Meadville [Linn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
    • Meadville [Linn County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Asper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hale [Carroll County]
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      • Hale [Carroll County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Asper
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 391 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hale
    • Bosworth [Carroll County]
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      • Bosworth [Carroll County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Asper
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosworth have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bosworth
    • Wheeling [Livingston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheeling
      • Wheeling [Livingston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Asper
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheeling have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeling
    • Utica [Livingston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
      • Utica [Livingston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Asper
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Mendon [Chariton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendon
      • Mendon [Chariton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Asper
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendon
    • Bogard [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogard
      • Bogard [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Asper
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bogard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bogard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bogard<6>

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

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

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

Adding Asper to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Asper in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Asper was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Asper on our Genealogy Page.

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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 Asper, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Carroll, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asper - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Asper) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asper. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6056, Longitude: -93.4777       In this case, the coordinates for Asper have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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