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Welcome to Ashport ...

Ashport is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

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

Ashport is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Ashport: (731)

Websites for Ashport ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.laudcc.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Ashport, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Ashport ...

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

  • Blytheville [Mississippi County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blytheville
    • Blytheville [Mississippi County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashport
    • Estimated population in 2018: 13,688 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blytheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blytheville<5>
  • Covington [Tipton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
    • Covington [Tipton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashport
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,780 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<5>
  • Ripley [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Lauderdale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Ashport
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,879 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
  • Osceola [Mississippi County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osceola
    • Osceola [Mississippi County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Ashport
    • Estimated population in 2018: 6,764 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Carmel [Tipton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Carmel
      • Mount Carmel [Tipton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashport
      • Estimated population in 2014: 5,453 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel
    • Gosnell [Mississippi County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gosnell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gosnell
      • Gosnell [Mississippi County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashport
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,196 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gosnell
    • Brighton [Tipton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brighton
      • Brighton [Tipton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Ashport
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,921 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brighton<5>
    • Luxora [Mississippi County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luxora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luxora
      • Luxora [Mississippi County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Ashport
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,033 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luxora
    • Henning [Lauderdale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henning
      • Henning [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashport
      • Estimated population in 2018: 934 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henning
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henning<5>
    • Wilson [Mississippi County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
      • Wilson [Mississippi County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashport
      • Estimated population in 2018: 829 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashport ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lauderdale County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Lauderdale, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashport - 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- Ashport) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7601, Longitude: -89.7856       In this case, the coordinates for Ashport 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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