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Ash Springs, Nevada

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Welcome to Ash Springs ...

Ash Springs is located in Lincoln County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Ash Springs: Ash Spgs. (or less commonly used: Ash Spngs. or Ash Sprngs.)

Ash Springs is 3,610 feet [1,100 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Ash Springs is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Ash Springs lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Ash Springs: (775)

Communities near Ash Springs ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Ash Springs.

  • Crystal Springs [Lincoln County]
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    • Crystal Springs [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Ash Springs
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  • Alamo [Lincoln County]
  • Hiko [Lincoln County]
  • Rachel [Lincoln County]
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    • Rachel [Lincoln County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Ash Springs
    • Former names for Rachel:
    • Sandy Springs
    • Tempiute Village
    • Rachel has also been known as:
    • Penoyer Valley
    • Sand Springs Valley
    • Tem Piute
    • Tempiute
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rachel<5>
  • Caliente [Lincoln County]
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    • Caliente [Lincoln County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<4> to the east of Ash Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,077 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caliente<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 Ash Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ash Springs.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ash Springs ...

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

Adding Ash Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ash Springs 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 Ash Springs was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map of Nevada (1883).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nevada

About Lincoln County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Lincoln, 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 Ash Springs - 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' (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- Ash Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ash Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4605, Longitude: -115.1931       In this case, the coordinates for Ash Springs 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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