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Welcome to Ashley Shores ...

Ashley Shores is located in Charleston County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Ashley Shores: Ashley Shrs.

Ashley Shores is near sea level<3>.

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

Ashley Shores is located in the (843) area code.

Communities near Ashley Shores ...

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

  • Charleston
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Summerville
  • Goose Creek
  • Hanahan
  • James Island
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Island
    • James Island lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Ashley Shores.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on James Island
  • Hollywood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
    • Hollywood lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashley Shores.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<5>
  • Isle-of-Palms
  • Ravenel
  • Folly Beach

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashley Shores ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Charleston, 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 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 Ashley Shores - 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- Ashley Shores) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashley Shores. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8446, Longitude: -79.9923       In this case, the coordinates for Ashley Shores 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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