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Census Data for Ashford ...

As far as we can tell, Ashford has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Ashford, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2017<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Charleston47,929   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
 South Charleston12,493   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Dunbar7,338   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Nitro6,561   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Hurricane6,542   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]

Boone County ...

Ashford is located in Boone County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Boone County.

Population Rings for Ashford ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Ashford and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Ashford. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Ashford, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2017
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]67,458-7.74%
15 mi   [24 km]1478,164-6.91%
20 mi   [32 km]1886,076-7.06%
25 mi   [40 km]27101,362-6.08%
30 mi   [48 km]35110,088-5.79%

Miscellaneous Information for Ashford ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Boone County or the community of Ashford:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Ashford:

GNIS ID for Ashford: 1549571

GNIS ID for Boone County: 1550009

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 005 (Boone County)

Place Code: 03076 (Ashford)

State & County Code: 54/005 (West Virginia / Boone County)

State & Place Code: 54/03076 (West Virginia / Ashford)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Ashford is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

The US Postal Service ZIP Code ...

While some people have used a ZIP code to identify a community, the purpose of the ZIP code was to make mail delivery more efficient by grouping addresses together. Although the ZIP Code doesn't specifically identify a community like Ashford, it does identify addresses that are in (or near) Ashford. It's important to remember that the boundaries of a ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned or overlapped with other ZIP Codes.

The ZIP code for Ashford: 25009<4>

Census ZCTA Codes ...

The US Census Bureau created statistical entities that they call ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) and these ZCTAs are frequently confused with the ZIP codes that come from the US Postal Service (USPS).

ZCTAs were first created for the 2000 Census and at that time, they were based upon the USPS ZIP codes. While largely covering the same areas, the boundaries of a ZCTA do not necessarily match the boundaries of a postal ZIP code with the same number. For example, while a postal ZIP code can cross a county or state line, a Census ZCTA can not. They should be treated as separate entities with no correlation between them.

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc 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.

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins 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, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1790, Longitude: -81.7110     [Map].

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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<4>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).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ashford.



 
 
 

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