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Ashleys Settlement, Montana

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Welcome to Ashleys Settlement ...

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

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

Ashleys Settlement would have been located within present day Sanders County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ashleys Settlement is 2,420 feet [738 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Ashleys Settlement is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Ashleys Settlement (for example, toward Mullan (ID)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

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

Communities near Ashleys Settlement ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<5>
Cabin City   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
De Borgia   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Portal - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Haugan   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Paradise   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Plains   [Map]   1,093   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Ashleys Settlement. 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 Ashleys Settlement. 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 Ashleys Settlement.

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

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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 Ashleys Settlement, 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 Ashleys Settlement - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashleys Settlement) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashleys Settlement. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5763, Longitude: -115.2468     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashleys Settlement 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 Ashleys Settlement.

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