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Welcome to Ashfield ...

Ashfield is located in Carbon County<1>.

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

Ashfield is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adding Ashfield to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Ashfield elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ashfield on a Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Ashfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ashfield - they are located in Massachusetts, Montana (2) and Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near Ashfield ...

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

  • Allentown [Lehigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allentown
    • Allentown [Lehigh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 121,442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allentown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allentown<5>
  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazleton
    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<5>
  • Northampton [Northampton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northampton
    • Northampton [Northampton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,870 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northampton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northampton<5>
  • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tamaqua
    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Ashfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,664 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamaqua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tamaqua<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Catasauqua [Lehigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catasauqua
      • Catasauqua [Lehigh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,599 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catasauqua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catasauqua<5>
    • Palmerton [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmerton
      • Palmerton [Carbon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Ashfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmerton
    • Lehighton [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lehighton
      • Lehighton [Carbon County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Ashfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lehighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehighton<5>
    • Kutztown [Berks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kutztown
      • Kutztown [Berks County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Ashfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kutztown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kutztown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kutztown<5>
    • Jim Thorpe [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jim Thorpe
      • Jim Thorpe [Carbon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Ashfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,657 people
      • Former names for Jim Thorpe:
      • East Mauch Chunk
      • Mauch Chunk
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jim Thorpe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jim Thorpe<5>
    • West Hazleton [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hazleton
      • West Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,355 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hazleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hazleton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashfield ...

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

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About Carbon County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carbon County: www.carboncounty.com/

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 Carbon, 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 Ashfield - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7845, Longitude: -75.7135       In this case, the coordinates for Ashfield 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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