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Ashley

Luzerne County,

Pennsylvania

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The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.


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18706

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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.

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Location

Ashley location: In the general Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area of northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Ashley history:

"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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