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Welcome to Ashby ...

So far, we have found very little information about Ashby. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Ashby to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ashby, please Contact Us.


Ashby would have been located within present day Grainger County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ashby is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Ashby was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Ashby (for example, toward Gernt), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The location where Ashby once stood is in the (865) area code.

Communities near Ashby ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ashby and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Beans   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dyers Ferry   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Harrogate   [Map]   4,310   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jefferson City   [Map]   8,346   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kings Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mascot   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ashby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ashby - they are located in Alabama, Indiana (2), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nova Scotia, Texas, Virginia (2) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashby.

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 Ashby. 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 Ashby. 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 Ashby.

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

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The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ashby, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Ashby) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2929, Longitude: -83.6816     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashby.

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