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Welcome to Ashton ...

The city of Ashton is located in Spink County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ashton has a population of 126 people<3> (see below for details).

Ashton is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Ashton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ashton lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ashton had an population of 126 people. This is an increase of 3.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashton had a population of 122 people. This makes Ashton the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Ashton represents 0.01% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 290th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 122 people, the population of Ashton decreased 19.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 152 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashton.

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, Rhode Island, South Carolina, 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.

  • Redfield [Spink County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redfield
    • Redfield [Spink County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,322 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redfield<6>
  • Duxbury [Spink County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duxbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duxbury
    • Duxbury [Spink County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2014: 531 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duxbury
  • Mellette [Spink County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mellette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mellette
    • Mellette [Spink County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2018: 217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mellette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mellette<6>
  • Tulare [Spink County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulare have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulare
    • Tulare [Spink County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2018: 215 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulare
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulare<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spink Colony [Spink County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spink Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spink Colony
      • Spink Colony [Spink County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spink Colony
    • Frankfort [Spink County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankfort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankfort
      • Frankfort [Spink County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 154 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankfort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankfort<6>
    • Northville [Spink County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northville
      • Northville [Spink County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 148 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northville<6>
    • Mansfield [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
      • Mansfield [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Ashton
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 93 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<6>
    • Brentford [Spink County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brentford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brentford
      • Brentford [Spink County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 80 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brentford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brentford<6>
    • Zell [Faulk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zell
      • Zell [Faulk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 65 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zell

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. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ashton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Spink County

About South Dakota

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 South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Spink, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashton) 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 Ashton. 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 Ashton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9936, Longitude: -98.4987       In this case, the coordinates for Ashton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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