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Welcome to Ashcake ...

Ashcake is located in Hanover County<1>.

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

Ashcake is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ashcake is located in the (804) area code.

Adding Ashcake to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Ashcake in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Ashcake elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ashcake on a Rand McNally Map (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ashcake on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Ashcake ...

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

  • Richmond [Richmond City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond [Richmond City] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Ashcake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 230,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Ashland [Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland [Hanover County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashcake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,875 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
  • Chamberlayne [Henrico County]
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    • Chamberlayne [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Ashcake
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlayne
  • Longdale [Henrico County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longdale
    • Longdale [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashcake
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longdale
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glen Allen [Henrico County]
    • Hanover [Hanover County]
    • Hunton [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunton
      • Hunton [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Ashcake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunton
    • Mechanicsville [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsville
      • Mechanicsville [Hanover County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Ashcake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsville<5>
    • Quail Walk [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Walk
      • Quail Walk [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Ashcake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Walk
    • Lakeside [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside
      • Lakeside [Henrico County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashcake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeside

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashcake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Hanover County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hanover County: www.co.hanover.va.us/

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 Hanover, 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 Ashcake - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashcake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashcake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6918, Longitude: -77.4025       In this case, the coordinates for Ashcake 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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