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Welcome to Ash Hill ...

Ash Hill is located in Surry County<1>.

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

Ash Hill is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ash Hill is within the boundaries of the (336) area code.

Adding Ash Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ash Hill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ash Hill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ash Hill on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Ash Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ash Hill - they are located in California and Missouri.

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

Communities near Ash Hill ...

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

  • Mount Airy [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Airy
    • Mount Airy [Surry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Ash Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Airy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Airy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Airy<5>
  • King [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King
    • King [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Ash Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on King
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King<5>
  • Elkin [Surry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkin
    • Elkin [Surry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Ash Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,001 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkin<5>
  • Rural Hall [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rural Hall
    • Rural Hall [Forsyth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Ash Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,299 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rural Hall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Hall<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yadkinville [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yadkinville
      • Yadkinville [Yadkin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Ash Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yadkinville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yadkinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yadkinville<5>
    • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tobaccoville
      • Tobaccoville [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ash Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,748 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tobaccoville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tobaccoville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tobaccoville<5>
    • Jonesville [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesville
      • Jonesville [Yadkin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Ash Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<5>
    • Dobson [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dobson
      • Dobson [Surry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Ash Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dobson<5>
    • Pilot Mountain [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Mountain
      • Pilot Mountain [Surry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Ash Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilot Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Mountain<5>
    • Boonville [Yadkin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonville
      • Boonville [Yadkin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ash Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ash Hill ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Surry County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Surry County: www.co.surry.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 Surry, 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 Ash Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Ash Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ash Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3932, Longitude: -80.5731       In this case, the coordinates for Ash Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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