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Although we found mention of Ashley Junction during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Ashley Junction. If you can help us locate Ashley Junction, please Contact Us.


About Ashley Junction (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Berkeley County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Ashley Jct.

Time Zone: Ashley Junction lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Code: (843)


About Berkeley County

The community of Moncks Corner is the County Seat for Berkeley County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Charleston)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<2>     228,952   (28.74% increase since 2010)  
2010     177,843   (24.67% increase since 2000)
2000:     142,651

Total Area:<3>   1,229 sq. miles [3,183.7 km²]   - of which 10.61% is water (130.4 sq. miles [337.7 km²])

Housing Units: <4>   73,372

Official Website:   www.co.berkeley.sc.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Berkeley

GNIS ID:   1247985

FIPS State / County Code:   45 / 015

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Ashley Junction)


About South Carolina

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     5,157,702   (11.51% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,625,364   (15.29% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,012,012

Websites for State of South Carolina

Official Website:   https://sc.gov/

Tourism:   https://discoversouthcarolina.com/

Parks:   https://discoversouthcarolina.com/state-parks

Fishing:   www.dnr.sc.gov/fishing.html

Hunting:   www.dnr.sc.gov/hunting.html

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of South Carolina

GNIS ID:   1779799

FIPS State:   45

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Ashley Junction)

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Berkeley County

About South Carolina

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The official website for Berkeley County: www.co.berkeley.sc.us/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Ashley Junction and then turned east". While Ashley Junction could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Ashley Junction as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Ashley Junction could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Just in case there has been confusion between counties, we found that there are two South Carolina communities named Ashley Junction: This one is located in Berkeley County and the other is located in Charleston County. For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashley Junction.
<2>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Ashley Junction. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<4>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).




 

 

 


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