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Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Ashley is approximately 3,291 (1990), 2790 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,433 (1990), 1228 (2010).
The amount of land area in Ashley is 2.387 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ashley to Washington DC is 170 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 83 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ashley is positioned 41.21 degrees north of the equator and 75.89 degrees west of the prime meridian.


In the general Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area of northeastern Pennsylvania.
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History & History Related Items

"At times known as Coalville and Scrabbletown, Ashley has also been known by names such as Peestown, Nanticoke Junction, and even Skunktown. In the last century Ashley was named after the wealthy Herbert Henry Ashley of Wilkes-Barre."
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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Ashley City Government

Ashley Borough Secretary's Office
8 N Main St
Ashley, PA 18706-2202
Phone: 717-824-1364

Ashley Fire Dept
8 N Main St
Ashley, PA 18706-2202
Phone: 717-825-9187

Ashley Borough Police
8 N Main St
Ashley, PA 18706-2202
Phone: 717-822-6995

US Post Office
31 N Main St
Ashley, PA 18706-2201
Phone: 717-822-8645

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