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Welcome to Ashwood ...

Ashwood is located in Wilkinson County<1>.

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

Ashwood is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Ashwood 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 Ashwood 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 Ashwood elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Ashwood ...

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

Communities near Ashwood ...

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

  • Jackson [East Feliciana Parish]
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    • Jackson [East Feliciana Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Ashwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,728 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Francisville
    • Saint Francisville [West Feliciana Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ashwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Francisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Francisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Francisville<6>
  • Centreville [Amite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centreville
    • Centreville [Amite County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Ashwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centreville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centreville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centreville<6>
  • Woodville [Wilkinson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
    • Woodville [Wilkinson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Ashwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 919 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gloster [Amite County]
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      • Gloster [Amite County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloster<6>
    • Wilson [East Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
      • Wilson [East Feliciana Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<6>
    • Norwood [East Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
      • Norwood [East Feliciana Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<6>
    • Rogillioville [West Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogillioville
      • Rogillioville [West Feliciana Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rogillioville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogillioville
    • Wakefield [West Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
      • Wakefield [West Feliciana Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Ashwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<6>
    • Weyanoke [West Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weyanoke
      • Weyanoke [West Feliciana Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weyanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weyanoke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weyanoke<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 Ashwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashwood.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ashwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Wilkinson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ashwood. 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 Wilkinson, 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 Ashwood - 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 things 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0449, Longitude: -91.2971       In this case, the coordinates for Ashwood 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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