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Ashford, Wisconsin
(Richland County)

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Welcome to Ashford ...

So far, we have found very little information about Ashford. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Ashford to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ashford, please Contact Us.

Ashford would have been located within present day Richland County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ashford is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Ashford was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Ashford once stood is in the (608) area code.

Communities near Ashford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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.<4>.

Community   2018<5>
Boscobel   [Map]   3,139   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Buena Vista   [Map]   1,836   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clayton   [Map]   918   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   854   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lone Rock   [Map]   842   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Muscoda   [Map]   784   S   13 miles [20.9 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 two Wisconsin communities named Ashford: This one is located in Richland County and the other is located in Fond du Lac 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashford. If available, we provide a satellite 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:

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ashford, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>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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<4>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: 43.3466, Longitude: -90.4682     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>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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