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Town of Ashland, New York
(Chemung County)

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Welcome to Ashland ...

The Town of Ashland is located in Chemung County.

The location of Ashland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Ashland has a population of 1,596 people<2> (see below for details).

Ashland is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ashland lies within the (607) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ashland had an population of 1,596 people. This is a decrease of 5.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ashland had a population of 1,695 people. This makes Ashland the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,695 people, the population of Ashland decreased 13.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,951 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashland.

Communities Also Named Ashland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Ashland: This one is located in Chemung County and the other is located in Greene County.

Beyond New York, there are 2 communities that are also named Ashland - they are located in and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ashland ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashland.

  • Elmira [Chemung County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira
    • Elmira [Chemung County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population for 2018: 27,204 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmira
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmira
  • Horseheads [Chemung County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseheads have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseheads
    • Horseheads [Chemung County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Ashland
    • Estimated population for 2018: 19,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseheads
  • Corning [Steuben County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
    • Corning [Steuben County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,603 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corning
  • Southport [Chemung County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southport have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southport
    • Southport [Chemung County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Ashland
    • Estimated population for 2018: 9,997 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southport
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Barton [Tioga County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton
      • Barton [Tioga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 8,435 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
    • Big Flats [Chemung County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Flats have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Flats
      • Big Flats [Chemung County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 7,595 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Flats
    • Elmira [Chemung County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmira have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira
      • Elmira [Chemung County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 6,546 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmira
    • Horseheads [Chemung County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseheads have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseheads
      • Horseheads [Chemung County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 6,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseheads
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horseheads
    • Corning [Steuben County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
      • Corning [Steuben County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 6,223 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corning
    • Sayre [Bradford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sayre have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sayre
      • Sayre [Bradford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Ashland
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,424 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sayre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sayre

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Chemung County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chemung County: www.chemungcounty.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashland.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashland - 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- Ashland) 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 Ashland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0279, Longitude: -76.7466       In this case, the coordinates for Ashland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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