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Town of Ashford, Wisconsin

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Welcome to Ashford ...

The Town of Ashford is located in Fond du Lac County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, the Town of Ashford has a population of 1,728 people<1> (see below for details).

Ashford is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ashford lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Ashford: (920) & (274)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ashford had a population of 1,747 people. This makes Ashford the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Ashford represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 501st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,747 people, the population of Ashford decreased 1.47% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,773 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ashford had an population of 1,728 people. This is a decrease of 1.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.54% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashford.

Communities near Ashford ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ashford and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Fond du Lac   [Map]   42,951   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hartford   [Map]   14,605   S   18 miles [29 km]
Kewaskum   [Map]   4,103   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mayville   [Map]   4,941   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
North Fond du Lac   [Map]   5,034   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Slinger   [Map]   5,287   S   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ashford.

Communities Also Named Ashford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ashford - they are located in Connecticut and New York.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashford. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ashford:

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ashford. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Fond du Lac County

About Wisconsin

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.

The official website for Fond du Lac County: www.co.fond-du-lac.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashford.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ashford.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Ashford. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Ashford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5908, Longitude: -88.3409     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ashford.