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Welcome to Ashland ...
Ashland is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
The location of Ashland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ashland, you might consider that their post office opened in 1902.
Ashland is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ashland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Ashland: (903) and (430)<4>
Communities Also Named Ashland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 56 communities that are also named Ashland - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashland.
Communities near Ashland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashland.
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 Ashland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashland.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashland. 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 Ashland.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashland. See our Newspapers Page for Ashland.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashland ...
Looking for more information about Ashland? 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, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ashland.
Adding Ashland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ashland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ashland was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Ashland in the book titled .<6> From that list, the Ashland post office opened in 1902.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ashland.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ashland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Upshur County: www.countyofupshur.com/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023