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Ashwood, Mississippi
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Welcome to Ashwood ...

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

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




Ashwood would have been located within present day Washington County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ashwood is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The location where Ashwood once stood is in the (662) area code.

Communities near Ashwood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Arkansas City (AR)   [Map]   323   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dermott (AR)   [Map]   2,735   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lake Village (AR)   [Map]   2,387   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Arcola   [Map]   352   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Benoit   [Map]   448   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Choctaw   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ashwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Ashwood: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Wilkinson County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 14 communities that are also named Ashwood - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashwood. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashwood. 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 Ashwood.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Ashwood no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Ashwood, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Ashwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4473, Longitude: -91.1168     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashwood.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ashwood.