Ashford, Windham County, Connecticut

Ashford: Town of the United States


Ashford is a town located in the county of Windham in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,317 and a population density of 109 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,246 inhabitants.

The town was created 309 years ago in 1713.

Quick Facts about Ashford

Population : 4,246 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Windham County
Postal code : 06278
Phone Area Codes : 860
Area : 39.5 km2
Altitude : 531 feet / 162 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1714 (309 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 12:14:45 (25th March 2023)
Density : 107 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.67% (2010-2020)
Ashford locator map
Location of Ashford on Connecticut map.
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United Baptist Church Ashford CT
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Ashford is located at 41°52'23"N 72°7'17"W (41.8731500, -72.1214700).

Ashford map


According to census records, the population of Ashford decreased by 1.67% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,317 - census
2011 4,290 -0.63% estimation process
2012 4,273 -0.4% estimation process
2013 4,260 -0.31% estimation process
2014 4,234 -0.61% estimation process
2015 4,225 -0.21% estimation process
2016 4,210 -0.36% estimation process
2017 4,228 0.43% estimation process
2018 4,260 0.75% estimation process
2019 4,255 -0.12% estimation process
2020 4,246 -0.21% estimation process

Ashford zip code is 06278. County name: Windham, County fips: 09015

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People born in Ashford (12)

People born in Ashford, including journalist and 1st Governor of Alaska Territory Walter Eli Clark, first Union general to be killed in the Civil War Nathaniel Lyon, politician John H. Trumbull, .


  • Galusha A. Grow (Pennsylvania politician (1822-1907)) he was born in 31/08/1822
  • Comfort Tyler (American pioneer) he was born in 22/02/1764
  • Eliphalet Nott (American academic) he was born in 25/06/1773
  • Throope Chapman (American city founder) he was born in 25/03/1739
  • John Keyes (American army soldier) he was born in 24/10/1744
  • Emeline Horton Cleveland (physician) she was born in 01/01/1829
  • Alexander Ewing (Indiana pioneer and soldier) he was born in 28/05/1768
  • Caroline Lathrop Post (American poet and author) she was born in 01/01/1824
  • Nathan Metsack (American soccer player) he was born in 10/01/2001

Schools in Ashford

College & universities near Ashford, CT

Code Name City ZIP
129020 University of Connecticut Storrs (CT) 06269

Stations (29)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ashford, CT

Code Name Address Type
WNL Windsor Locks South Main St at Stanton Road RAIL
WND Windsor station 41 Central St. RAIL
SPG Springfield Union Station 66 Lyman St. RAIL
FOX Foxwoods Casino, Connecticut 39 Norwich Westerley Rd. BUS
HFD Hartford Union Station One Union Place RAIL

Post offices near Ashford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Eastford Post Office Eastford (CT) 06242

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Ashford , Alabama town in Houston County, Alabama, USA with a population of 2,202 people.
  • Ashford , New York human settlement in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States of America with a population of 2,025 people.
  • Ashford , Wisconsin civil town in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,764 people.

Other cities in Windham County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Windham County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Windham 24,463 Town in Connecticut
Willimantic 17,737 Town in the U.
Killingly Center 17,282 City in Windham County, Connecticut, United States of America
Plainfield 15,084 Town in Connecticut, United States
Putnam 9,372 Town in Connecticut
Thompson 9,371 Town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Brooklyn 8,280 Town in Connecticut
Woodstock 7,834 Town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Canterbury 5,088 Town in Connecticut, USA
Pomfret 4,196 Town in Connecticut, United States
Danielson 4,006 Borough in the town of Killingly in Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Sterling 3,764 Town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Moosup 3,231 Census designated place
Chaplin 2,232 Town in Connecticut, United States
Hampton 1,841 City in Connecticut
Eastford 1,800 Human settlement in Windham County, Connecticut, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Ashford distances to largest Connecticut cities