Ashton Area Support Services

Acknowledging that in times of need people may feel overwhelmed and lost—even and sometimes especially in a small town—the City Council of Ashton has given support to the listing which follows. It was prepared by local citizens hoping to provide a quick one-stop look at services available in our area.

Mountain Men and the Rendezvous

Mountain Men and the Rendezvous

During the late 18th and early 19th centuries, hats were an essential element of high fashion. Fur from the beaver pelt was the preferred fiber for the manufacture of quality hats. The Rocky Mountain area was home to the beaver which was prolific and plentiful. The Lewis and Clark Expedition documented this and led to the formation of the U.S. owned fur trade industry and the ultimate migration to and settlement of the west.

Ashton Centennial Virtual Time Capsule

City Council 4th of July Parade

2006 - A very warm thanks to all those who supported and participated in this special milestone.

This page will remain on the City's site as a reminder of one of the largest celebrations in Ashton's history. With hope this page will remain on the net for the next centennial.

4th of July Parade - Thanks to all the participants in this year's parade. It was truly epic and extra care was put into the centennial-themed floats.

Ashton - Roots Go Deep

Ashton's first school

When anyone asks me where home is, my answer is always “Ashton, Idaho.” Never mind I’ve been gone from the area longer than I lived there, it’s still home. When I mentioned that to Jane Daniels, Ashton’s Archivist, she said “You have no idea how many people have told me that!”