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Welcome to Ashton ...

Ashton is located in Mason County<1>.

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

Ashton is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ashton: (304) & (681)<4>

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.

Communities near Ashton ...

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

  • Hurricane [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurricane
    • Hurricane [Putnam County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurricane<6>
  • Barboursville [Cabell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barboursville
    • Barboursville [Cabell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,258 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barboursville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barboursville<6>
  • Point Pleasant [Mason County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Pleasant
    • Point Pleasant [Mason County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,062 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Pleasant<6>
  • Gallipolis [Gallia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallipolis
    • Gallipolis [Gallia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Ashton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,556 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallipolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallipolis<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milton [Cabell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Cabell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,533 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<6>
    • Winfield [Putnam County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
      • Winfield [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,352 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<6>
    • Eleanor [Putnam County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eleanor
      • Eleanor [Putnam County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,587 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleanor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eleanor<6>
    • Buffalo [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
      • Buffalo [Putnam County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft
    • Proctorville [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Proctorville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Proctorville
      • Proctorville [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 542 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Proctorville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctorville<6>

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.

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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Mason County

About West Virginia

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>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Mason, 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>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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       In this case, the coordinates for Ashton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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