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Welcome to Asbury ...

Asbury is located in Chatham County<1>.

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

Asbury is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Asbury lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Asbury: (919) & (984)<4>

Communities Also Named Asbury ...

While we believe that this Asbury is located in Chatham County, we know of another 3 North Carolina communities named Asbury. Those communities are located in the following counties: Montgomery, Stokes and Wake County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 33 communities that are also named Asbury - they are located in Alabama (4), Georgia (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York (2), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Asbury ...

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

  • Sanford [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanford
    • Sanford [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,361 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanford<6>
  • Siler City [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Siler City
    • Siler City [Chatham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,415 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siler City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Siler City<6>
  • Pittsboro [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsboro
    • Pittsboro [Chatham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,419 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsboro<6>
  • Broadway [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broadway
    • Broadway [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Asbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,295 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broadway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadway<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cameron [Moore County]
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      • Cameron [Moore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 352 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<6>
    • Goldston [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldston
      • Goldston [Chatham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Asbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldston<6>
    • Cumnock [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumnock
      • Cumnock [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Asbury
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumnock
    • Gulf [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulf
      • Gulf [Chatham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Asbury
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulf
    • Osgood [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osgood
      • Osgood [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Asbury
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osgood
    • Colon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colon
      • Colon [Lee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Asbury
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asbury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within North Carolina

About Chatham County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chatham County: www.co.chatham.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Chatham, 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 Asbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Asbury) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6082, Longitude: -79.1997       In this case, the coordinates for Asbury 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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