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Ashland Heights, South Dakota

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The location of Ashland Heights

Welcome to Ashland Heights ...

Ashland Heights is located in Pennington County.

The location of Ashland Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Ashland Heights: Ashland Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Ashland Heights is 3,160 feet [963 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Ashland Heights is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Ashland Heights lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ashland Heights lies within the (605) area code.

Communities near Ashland Heights ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Central Pennington   [Map]   14,153   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Johnson Siding   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mount Rushmore   [Map]   7,259   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Murphy   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
New Underwood   [Map]   665   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Piedmont   [Map]   848   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ashland Heights.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashland Heights. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashland Heights. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashland Heights.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ashland Heights:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashland Heights ...

Looking for more information about Ashland Heights? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Pennington County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pennington County:

The official website for State of South Dakota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashland Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashland Heights) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashland Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashland Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1297, Longitude: -103.1252     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashland Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashland Heights.

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