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Welcome to Asbury ...

Asbury is located in Columbia County<1>.

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

Asbury is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Asbury: (570)

Adding Asbury to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Asbury in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Asbury was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Asbury on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Asbury on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Asbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Asbury: This one is located in Columbia County and the other is located in Erie County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 33 communities that are also named Asbury - they are located in Alabama (4), Georgia (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Asbury ...

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

  • Bloomsburg [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomsburg
    • Bloomsburg [Columbia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Asbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,811 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomsburg<5>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanticoke
    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Asbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanticoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<5>
  • Berwick [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berwick
    • Berwick [Columbia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Asbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,903 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<5>
  • Danville [Montour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville [Montour County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Asbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,648 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Conyngham [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conyngham
      • Conyngham [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conyngham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conyngham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conyngham<5>
    • Riverside [Northumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverside
      • Riverside [Northumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,853 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverside<5>
    • Nescopeck [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nescopeck
      • Nescopeck [Luzerne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nescopeck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nescopeck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nescopeck<5>
    • Catawissa [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catawissa
      • Catawissa [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,466 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catawissa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catawissa<5>
    • Millville [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millville
      • Millville [Columbia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Asbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 922 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millville<5>
    • Shickshinny [Luzerne County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asbury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Columbia County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbia County: www.columbiapa.org/county/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Columbia, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asbury - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Asbury) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1265, Longitude: -76.3363       In this case, the coordinates for Asbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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