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Welcome to Ashton ...

Ashton is located in Providence County<1>.

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

Ashton is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ashton is located in the (401) area code.

Websites for Ashton ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Communities Also Named Ashton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Ashton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ashton ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence [Providence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2018: 179,335 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Cranston [Providence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cranston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cranston
    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2018: 81,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cranston
  • Warwick [Kent County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warwick
    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2018: 80,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pawtucket have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawtucket
    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2018: 71,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawtucket
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taunton [Bristol County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taunton
      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 57,296 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taunton
    • East Providence [Providence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Providence
      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 47,476 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Providence
    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attleboro
      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 45,117 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attleboro
    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woonsocket
      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 41,603 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woonsocket
    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2017: 32,996 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • North Providence [Providence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Providence
      • North Providence [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 32,559 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Providence

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashton. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ashton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Rhode Island

About Providence County

About Rhode Island

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Rhode Island: https://www.ri.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of the state's counties, including Providence, 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 Ashton - 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- Ashton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9390, Longitude: -71.4306       In this case, the coordinates for Ashton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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