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Ashfield, Nova Scotia

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Welcome to Ashfield ...

Although we found mention of Ashfield during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Ashfield was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Ashfield to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ashfield, please Contact Us.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Ashfield might be (or was) located is in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

We believe that Ashfield would be found within the (902) area code.

Communities near Ashfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Eden   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) of Ashfield

River Denys Centre   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ashfield

Skye Mountain   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ashfield

Stoney Point   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Ashfield

Whycocomagh   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Ashfield

Whycocomagh   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Ashfield

Churchview   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Ashfield

Gillis Cove   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Ashfield

Melford   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ashfield

River Denys   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Ashfield

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Ashfield.

Communities Also Named Ashfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ashfield - they are located in Massachusetts, Montana (2) and Pennsylvania.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashfield. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ashfield:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashfield ...

Looking for more information about Ashfield? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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The official website for Province of Nova Scotia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Ashfield and then turned east". While Ashfield could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Ashfield as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Ashfield could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<2>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 from Point A (ie- Ashfield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9122, Longitude: -61.1636     [Map].

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