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Ashford, Washington

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Welcome to Ashford ...

Ashford is located on Puget Sound.

Ashford is located in Pierce County<1>.

Ashford is 1,760 feet [536 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ashford lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Ashford: 98304<3>

Communities Also Named Ashford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Ashford - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Connecticut, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Ashford ...

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

  • Eatonville [Pierce County]
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    • Eatonville [Pierce County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,026 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eatonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eatonville<5>
  • Morton [Lewis County]
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    • Morton [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Ashford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<5>
  • Elbe [Pierce County]
  • Mineral [Lewis County]
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    • Longmire [Pierce County]
    • Alder [Pierce County]
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      • Alder [Pierce County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Ashford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alder have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • La Grande [Pierce County]
    • Clay City [Pierce County]
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      • Clay City [Pierce County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay City
    • Randle [Lewis County]
    • Glenoma [Lewis County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashford ...

Looking for more information about Ashford? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ashford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashford.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Pierce, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ashford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ashford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Ashford) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AshfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7587, Longitude: -122.0311    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






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