Ashton, Wisconsin

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Ashton, Wisconsin
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
Ashton is located in Wisconsin
Ashton
Ashton
Ashton is located in the United States
Ashton
Ashton
Coordinates: 43°08′26″N 89°32′29″W / 43.14056°N 89.54139°W / 43.14056; -89.54139Coordinates: 43°08′26″N 89°32′29″W / 43.14056°N 89.54139°W / 43.14056; -89.54139
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyDane County
TownSpringfield
Elevation
305 m (1,001 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
GNIS feature ID1560983[1]

Ashton is an unincorporated community located in the town of Springfield, in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States.[1][2] The community was named after Thomas Ashton, the president of the British Temperance Emigration Society.[3]

St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Ashton is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Baseball field in Ashton

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ashton, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Ashton, Wisconsin-Wisconsin Historical Society
  3. ^ Callary, Edward. Place Names of Wisconsin. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. p. 15. ISBN 978-0-299-30964-0.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.