Welcome to Ashton ...
So far, we have found very little information about Ashton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Ashton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ashton, please Contact Us.
Ashton would have been located within present day Nye County<2>.
The location of Ashton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
Ashton was founded in 1906.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Ashton is 2,660 feet [811 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Ashton is ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Ashton was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities Also Named Ashton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Ashton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashton.
Communities near Ashton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashton.
- Carrara [Nye County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrara
- Carrara [Nye County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Ashton
- Chloride City [Inyo County] - Historic
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chloride City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chloride City
- Chloride City [Inyo County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Ashton
- Beatty [Nye County]
- Schwab [Inyo County] - Historic
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schwab have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schwab
- Schwab [Inyo County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Ashton
- Continue List (6 more) ...
- Amargosa Valley [Nye County]
- Rhyolite [Nye County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhyolite
- Rhyolite [Nye County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ashton
- Park Village [Inyo County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Village
- Park Village [Inyo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashton
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Village
- Hot Springs [Nye County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
- Hot Springs [Nye County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Ashton
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Springs
- Harmony Borax Works [Inyo County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony Borax Works
- Harmony Borax Works [Inyo County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashton
- Scranton [Inyo County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scranton
- Scranton [Inyo County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashton
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 Ashton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashton.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashton. See our Newspapers Page for Ashton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Cities, Towns and Villages of Nevada
About Nye County
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Nye County: www.co.nye.nv.us/
The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/
|<1>||We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ashton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.|
|<2>||If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Nye, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.|
|<3>||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.|
|<4>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<5>||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- Ashton) to Point B.|
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7202, Longitude: -116.6726 In this case, the coordinates for Ashton 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.|