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Welcome to Ashley Forest ...

Ashley Forest is located in Orange County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Ashley Forest: Ashley Frst.

Ashley Forest is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ashley Forest: (919) and (984)<4>

Communities Also Named Ashley Forest ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Ashley Forest - they are located in Georgia and South Carolina (2).

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

Communities near Ashley Forest ...

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

  • Durham [Durham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
    • Durham [Durham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Ashley Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 285,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<6>
  • Cary [Chatham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cary
    • Cary [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashley Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cary<6>
  • Apex [Wake County]
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    • Apex [Wake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashley Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apex have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apex
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apex<6>
  • Morrisville [Durham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrisville
    • Morrisville [Durham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashley Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mebane [Alamance County]
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      • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashley Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mebane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mebane
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<6>
    • Hillsborough [Orange County]
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      • Hillsborough [Orange County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Ashley Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsborough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsborough<6>
    • Pittsboro [Chatham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsboro
      • Pittsboro [Chatham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashley Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,419 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsboro<6>
    • Haw River [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haw River
      • Haw River [Alamance County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashley Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haw River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haw River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haw River<6>
    • Swepsonville [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swepsonville
      • Swepsonville [Alamance County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Ashley Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swepsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swepsonville
    • Dogwood Acres [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dogwood Acres
      • Dogwood Acres [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Ashley Forest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dogwood Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dogwood Acres

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashley Forest ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Orange County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Orange County: www.co.orange.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 Orange, 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 Ashley Forest - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashley Forest) 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 Ashley Forest. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashley ForestOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashley Forest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9468, Longitude: -79.0553       In this case, the coordinates for Ashley Forest 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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