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Welcome to Asher ...

The town of Asher is located in Pottawatomie County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Asher has a population of 412 people<3> (see below for details).

Asher is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Asher lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Asher: (405)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Asher had an population of 412 people. This is an increase of 4.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Asher had a population of 393 people. This makes Asher the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Asher represents 0.01% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 354th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 393 people, the population of Asher decreased 6.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 419 people).

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

Communities Also Named Asher ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Asher - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (2), Kentucky and Louisiana.

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

Communities near Asher ...

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

  • Tecumseh [Pottawatomie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tecumseh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tecumseh
    • Tecumseh [Pottawatomie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Asher
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,636 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tecumseh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tecumseh<6>
  • Pink [Pottawatomie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pink have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pink
    • Pink [Pottawatomie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Asher
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,181 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pink
  • Stratford [Garvin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stratford
    • Stratford [Garvin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Asher
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,525 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stratford<6>
  • Byng [Pontotoc County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byng have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byng
    • Byng [Pontotoc County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Asher
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byng
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Konawa [Seminole County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Konawa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Konawa
      • Konawa [Seminole County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Konawa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Konawa<6>
    • Maud [Pottawatomie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maud have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maud
      • Maud [Pottawatomie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,061 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maud<6>
    • Tribbey [Pottawatomie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tribbey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tribbey
      • Tribbey [Pottawatomie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 414 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tribbey
    • Bowlegs [Seminole County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowlegs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowlegs
      • Bowlegs [Seminole County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 388 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowlegs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowlegs<6>
    • Wanette [Pottawatomie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wanette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wanette
      • Wanette [Pottawatomie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 359 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wanette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wanette<6>
    • Byars [McClain County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byars have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byars
      • Byars [McClain County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Asher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 273 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byars
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byars<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Asher. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Asher.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asher ...

Looking for more information about Asher? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Asher, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Asher.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Oklahoma

About Pottawatomie County

About Oklahoma

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oklahoma's counties, including Pottawatomie, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Asher.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asher - 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 from Point A (ie- Asher) 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 Asher. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Asher

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asher. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9884, Longitude: -96.9255       In this case, the coordinates for Asher 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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