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Welcome to Ashby ...

Ashby is located in Warren County<1>.

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

Ashby is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Ashby: (540)

Communities Also Named Ashby ...

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

  • Petersburg [Fauquier County]
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    • Petersburg [Fauquier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashby
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Winchester [Winchester City]
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    • Winchester [Winchester City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Ashby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,700 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<5>
  • Front Royal [Warren County]
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    • Front Royal [Warren County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,389 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Front Royal<5>
  • Strasburg [Shenandoah County]
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    • Strasburg [Shenandoah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Ashby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<5>
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    • Berryville [Clarke County]
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      • Berryville [Clarke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,369 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berryville<5>
    • Stephens City [Frederick County]
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      • Stephens City [Frederick County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephens City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephens City<5>
    • Middletown [Frederick County]
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      • Middletown [Frederick County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Ashby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,424 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
    • Boyce [Clarke County]
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      • Boyce [Clarke County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 629 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<5>
    • Toms Brook [Shenandoah County]
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      • Toms Brook [Shenandoah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Ashby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 273 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toms Brook<5>
    • Armel [Frederick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armel
      • Armel [Frederick County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Ashby
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Warren County

About Virginia

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 Warren County: www.warrencountyva.net/

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 Warren, 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 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: 39.0109, Longitude: -78.1353       In this case, the coordinates for Ashby 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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