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Welcome to Ashland ...

Ashland is located in Ashe County<1>.

Ashland is 2,960 feet [902 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Ashland is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Ashland: (336)

Communities Also Named Ashland ...

While we believe that this Ashland is located in Ashe County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Ashland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bertie and Caswell County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 56 communities that are also named Ashland - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ashland ...

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

  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Ashland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<5>
  • Winchester [Johnson County]
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    • Winchester [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
  • Mountain City [Johnson County]
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    • Mountain City [Johnson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Ashland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,444 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain City<5>
  • Norris [Johnson County]
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    • Norris [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jefferson [Ashe County]
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      • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Ashland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
    • Trade [Johnson County]
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      • Trade [Johnson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<5>
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jefferson
      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Ashland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<5>
    • Damascus [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Damascus
      • Damascus [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Ashland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Damascus have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Damascus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Damascus<5>
    • Dowell [Johnson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dowell
      • Dowell [Johnson County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2014: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dowell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lansing [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
      • Lansing [Ashe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Ashland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<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 Ashland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Ashe County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ashe County: www.ashecountygov.com/

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 Ashe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashland) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AshlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4412, Longitude: -81.6596    
<4>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.
<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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