Ashford Tourism, West Virginia

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Ashford is an unincorporated community and coal town in Boone County, West Virginia, United States. It was established by the Crawford and Ashby land company. A former mining town, Ashford lies from the top of Lens Creek Mountain to Casey Fork Hollow. Rumble starts directly after this hollow to the Ashford bridge. From there you can travel to White Oak, Emmons, Madison, Ridgeview, Costa, Southridge, and/or Alum Creek. Ashford no longer has a post office. The Ashford post office was destroyed by fire in 2005, and was never reopened. In August 2008, the brand new Ashford bridge opened to the public. The original bridge, constructed in 1923, was demolished on August 26, 2008.

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Facts and Stats for Ashford*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ashford

    Know the pollution level of Ashford before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Ashford: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ashford for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ashford.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 40 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.5 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ashford - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 56.77 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 77.1 (High)
    • Pollution Index 25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.88 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.02 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 126.53 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ashford

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ashford

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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