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Welcome to Ashton ...

The city of Ashton is located in Spink County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Ashton has a population of 124 people<1> (see below for details).

Ashton is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ashton is within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

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 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 (with a count of 152 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ashton had an population of 124 people. This is an increase of 1.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ashton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ashton and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brentford   [Map]   76   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Duxbury   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Frankfort   [Map]   154   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mellette   [Map]   218   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Northville   [Map]   146   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Ashton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ashton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ashton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ashton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashton - 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 that begins in Ashton. A straight line distance ignores things 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashton

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

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ashton.