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Ashley is a city in Washington County.
The community was named after John Ashley, settler
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Ashley. For links to other places called Ashley, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ashley is 38.329N. The longitude is -89.19W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 548 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 600.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ashley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62808 ZIP code.
30% of Ashley residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ashley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ashley was $14,694, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Ashley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ashley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $617.
Libraries in Ashley include Ashland Public Library, Ashley Public Library ... View libraries
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ashley political report.
The average commute time for Ashley workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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