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Welcome to Ashby ...

Ashby is located in Cumberland County<1>.

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

Ashby is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ashby lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ashby is located in the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Ashby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Ashby: This one is located in Cumberland County and the other is located in Warren County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 11 communities that are also named Ashby - they are located in Alabama, Indiana (2), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nova Scotia, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Ashby ...

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

  • Dillwyn [Buckingham County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillwyn
    • Dillwyn [Buckingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Ashby
    • Estimated population for 2018: 440 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillwyn
  • Columbia [Fluvanna County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Fluvanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Ashby
    • Estimated population for 2016: 80 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia
  • Lakeside Village [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside Village
    • Lakeside Village [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Ashby
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeside Village
  • Trents Mill [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trents Mill
    • Trents Mill [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Ashby
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trents Mill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fork Union [Fluvanna County]
    • Weber City [Fluvanna County]
    • Cotton Town [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Town
      • Cotton Town [Cumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashby
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Town
    • Beaumont [Powhatan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaumont
      • Beaumont [Powhatan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashby
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
    • Goochland [Goochland County]
    • Sandy Hook [Goochland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Hook
      • Sandy Hook [Goochland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashby
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Hook

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ashby.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashby ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Cumberland, 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 Ashby - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 37.5776, Longitude: -78.1750       In this case, the coordinates for Ashby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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