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Ashby, Nebraska

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Welcome to Ashby ...

Ashby is located in Grant County<1>.

Ashby is 3,840 feet [1,170 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Ashby is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Ashby lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Ashby, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Ashby: (308)

The ZIP code for Ashby: 69333<3>

Communities Also Named Ashby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ashby - they are located in Alabama, Indiana (2), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nova Scotia, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Ashby ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Ashby.

  • Hyannis [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyannis
    • Hyannis [Grant County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Ashby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 185 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyannis have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyannis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyannis<6>
  • Bingham [Sheridan County]
  • Ellsworth [Sheridan County]
  • Whitman [Grant County]
  • Lakeside [Sheridan County]
  • Arthur [Arthur County]
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    • Arthur [Arthur County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<4> to the south of Ashby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arthur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arthur<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashby ...

Looking for more information about Ashby? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ashby, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashby.

Adding Ashby to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ashby 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 Ashby was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ashby). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ashby or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashby) 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 Ashby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AshbyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0248, Longitude: -101.9292    
<5>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.
<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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