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The location of Ashton









Welcome to Ashton ...

Ashton is located in Mason County.

The location of Ashton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Ashton is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ashton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Ashton: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Ashton ...

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 Ashton and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   550   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bancroft   [Map]   600   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Barboursville   [Map]   4,217   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Buffalo   [Map]   1,262   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,598   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

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 Wisconsin.

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

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 Ashton. 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 Ashton. 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 Ashton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashton ...

Looking for more information about Ashton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Ashton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ashton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ashton.

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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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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: 38.6243, Longitude: -82.1646     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ashton 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 Ashton.

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