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Welcome to Ashton ...

Ashton is located in Dane County<1>.

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

Ashton is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Ashton: (608)

Communities Also Named Ashton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Ashton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Ashton ...

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

  • Madison [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Dane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 259,680 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
  • Sun Prairie [Dane County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Prairie
    • Sun Prairie [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Prairie
  • Fitchburg [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fitchburg
    • Fitchburg [Dane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,792 people
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  • Middleton [Dane County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middleton
    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,034 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waunakee [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waunakee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waunakee
      • Waunakee [Dane County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,052 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waunakee
    • Verona [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
      • Verona [Dane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,233 people
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    • DeForest [Dane County]
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      • DeForest [Dane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,691 people
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    • Oregon [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon
      • Oregon [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,571 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • McFarland [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McFarland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McFarland
      • McFarland [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,031 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McFarland
    • Monona [Dane County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monona
      • Monona [Dane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,175 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monona

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

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

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

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About Dane County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.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 Dane, 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 Ashton - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1405, Longitude: -89.5415       In this case, the coordinates for Ashton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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