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Welcome to Ashley ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ashley has a population of 2,739 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ashley.
Ashley is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ashley lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ashley is located in the (570) area code.
The ZIP code for Ashley: 18706<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ashley had an population of 2,739 people. This is a decrease of 1.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.43% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashley had a population of 2,790 people. This makes Ashley the county's 20th most populous community.
The population of Ashley represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 339th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,790 people, the population of Ashley decreased 2.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,866 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashley.
Adding Ashley to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ashley 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 Ashley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ashley on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ashley on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Ashley ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Ashley - they are located in Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashley.
Communities near Ashley ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashley.
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 Ashley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashley.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashley. 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 Ashley.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashley. See our Newspapers Page for Ashley.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashley ...
Looking for more information about Ashley? 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 Ashley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashley.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ashley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Luzerne County: www.luzernecounty.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021