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Welcome to Asbury ...

Asbury is located in Gloucester County<1>.

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

Asbury is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Asbury: (856)

Adding Asbury to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Asbury elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Asbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Jersey communities named Asbury: This one is located in Gloucester County and the other is located in Warren County.

Beyond New Jersey, there are 33 communities that are also named Asbury - they are located in Alabama (4), Georgia (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New York (2), North Carolina (4), 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.

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Asbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,584,064 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<5>
  • Camden [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden [Camden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Asbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 73,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Asbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<5>
  • Chester [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Asbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeadon
      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeadon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<5>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester City
    • Darby [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darby
      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<5>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdowne
      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<5>
    • Woodbury [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
      • Woodbury [Gloucester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<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 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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Jersey

About Gloucester County

About New Jersey

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 Gloucester County: www.co.gloucester.nj.us/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Gloucester, 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 39.7726, Longitude: -75.2838       In this case, the coordinates for Asbury 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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