Ashley, West Virginia

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Ashley, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Ashley is located in West Virginia
Ashley is located in the US
Coordinates: 39°24′16″N 80°40′33″W / 39.40444°N 80.67583°W / 39.40444; -80.67583Coordinates: 39°24′16″N 80°40′33″W / 39.40444°N 80.67583°W / 39.40444; -80.67583
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Doddridge
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1553759[1]

Ashley is an unincorporated community in Doddridge County, West Virginia, United States. Ashley is located along West Virginia Route 23 and McElroy Creek, 9 miles (14 km) northeast of West Union.[2]

The community was named in honor of the local Ash family.[3]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed 2013-12-14
  3. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 87.