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Welcome to Ashford ...

Ashford is located in Fond du Lac County<1>.

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

Ashford is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Ashford: (920) and (274)<4>

Adding Ashford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ashford 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 Ashford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Ashford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Ashford: This one is located in Fond du Lac County and the other is located in Richland County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 12 communities that are also named Ashford - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Connecticut, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Washington and West Virginia.

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.

  • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Ashford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,178 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
  • West Bend [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Bend
    • West Bend [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,478 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Bend
  • Hartford [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ashford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,675 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • Waupun [Dodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waupun
    • Waupun [Dodge County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Ashford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waupun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waupun
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Slinger [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slinger
      • Slinger [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ashford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slinger
    • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Fond du Lac
      • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Ashford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,059 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Fond du Lac
    • Mayville [Dodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayville
      • Mayville [Dodge County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayville
    • Trenton [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
      • Trenton [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trenton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
    • West Bend [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Bend
      • West Bend [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Bend
    • Taycheedah [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taycheedah
      • Taycheedah [Fond du Lac County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Ashford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,565 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taycheedah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taycheedah

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of 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: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Fond du Lac, 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 Ashford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5869, Longitude: -88.3707       In this case, the coordinates for Ashford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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