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Ash, Ontario

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Welcome to Ash ...

Although we found mention of Ash during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Ash was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Ash to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ash, please Contact Us.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Ash might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

We believe that Ash would be found within the (905) area code.

Communities Also Named Ash ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Ash - they are located in California, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas (2), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Ash ...

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

  • Mississauga
  • Hamilton
  • Brampton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brampton
    • Brampton lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the north of Ash
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brampton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brampton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brampton<3>
  • Oakville
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    • Oakville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Ash
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakville<3>
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    • Burlington
    • Halton Hills
    • Milton
    • Appleby
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      • Appleby lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Ash
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Appleby came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appleby
    • Lowville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowville
      • Lowville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Ash
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowville
    • Nelson
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
      • Nelson lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Ash
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelson came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ash ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Ash and then turned west". While Ash could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Ash as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Ash could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ash) 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 Ash. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AshOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ash. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4389, Longitude: -79.8161    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






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