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Welcome to Asherton ...

Asherton is located in Northumberland County<1>.

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

Asherton is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Asherton is within the (570) area code.

Adding Asherton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Asherton 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 Asherton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities Also Named Asherton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Asherton - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Asherton ...

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

  • Sunbury [Northumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunbury
    • Sunbury [Northumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Asherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,362 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunbury<5>
  • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shamokin
    • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Asherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,952 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shamokin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<5>
  • Milton [Northumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton [Northumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Asherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,595 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
  • Lewisburg [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
    • Lewisburg [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Asherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,708 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Danville [Montour County]
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      • Danville [Montour County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Asherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,648 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<5>
    • Northumberland [Northumberland County]
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      • Northumberland [Northumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Asherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,607 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northumberland<5>
    • Mifflinburg [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mifflinburg
      • Mifflinburg [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Asherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mifflinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mifflinburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflinburg<5>
    • Kulpmont [Northumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kulpmont
      • Kulpmont [Northumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Asherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,754 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kulpmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kulpmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kulpmont<5>
    • Millersburg [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersburg
      • Millersburg [Dauphin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Asherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,516 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersburg<5>
    • Riverside [Northumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverside
      • Riverside [Northumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Asherton
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asherton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Northumberland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Northumberland County: www.northumberlandco.org/

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 Northumberland, 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 Asherton - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Asherton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asherton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7881, Longitude: -76.8239       In this case, the coordinates for Asherton 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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