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Asher, Oklahoma

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The location of Asher

Welcome to Asher ...

The town of Asher is located in Pottawatomie County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Asher has a population of 411 people<2> (see below for details).

Asher is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Asher lies within the (405) area code.

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 419 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Asher had an population of 411 people. This is an increase of 4.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.91% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Asher ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Asher and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2018
Bowlegs   [Map]   394   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Byars   [Map]   270   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Byng   [Map]   1,196   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Konawa   [Map]   1,220   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Maud   [Map]   1,060   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pink   [Map]   2,153   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See 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 Asher. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Asher. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

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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.

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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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Asher.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asher - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Asher) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Asher. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Asher have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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