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Ashley, Montana

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Welcome to Ashley ...

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

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

Ashley would have been located within present day Flathead County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ashley is 2,940 feet [896 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Ashley is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Ashley was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Ashley still existed, it would have been in the (406) area code.

Communities near Ashley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<5>
Bear Creek Village   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Bigfork   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Columbia Falls   [Map]   5,355   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Creston   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Forest Hill Village   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kila   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

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, Mississippi, Missouri, 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.

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 Ashley. 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 Ashley. 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 Ashley.

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

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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 Ashley, 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 Ashley - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 48.1916, Longitude: -114.3329     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashley 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 Ashley.

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