A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Ashby ...
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 lies within 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.
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.
Adding Ashby to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ashby in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ashby was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ashby on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ashby on our Genealogy Page.
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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.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022