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Welcome to Ashley ...

Ashley is located in Copiah County<1>.

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

Ashley is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ashley: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Ashley to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Ashley elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ashley on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Ashley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Ashley - they are located in Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ashley ...

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

  • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
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    • Brookhaven [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,947 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<6>
  • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
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    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<6>
  • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
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    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,730 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<6>
  • Wesson [Copiah County]
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    • Wesson [Copiah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monticello [Lawrence County]
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      • Monticello [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,472 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<6>
    • New Hebron [Lawrence County]
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      • New Hebron [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Ashley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hebron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hebron<6>
    • Beauregard [Copiah County]
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      • Beauregard [Copiah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beauregard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Georgetown [Copiah County]
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      • Georgetown [Copiah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Nola [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nola
      • Nola [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Ashley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nola
    • New Sight [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sight
      • New Sight [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sight

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Copiah County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Copiah, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Ashley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8021, Longitude: -90.2631       In this case, the coordinates for Ashley 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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