Ashby Creek Topo Map in Monmouth County NJ
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Ashby Creek Information
Coordinates: 40.1757°N, -74.55177°W
Approx. Elevation: 66 feet (20 meters)
USGS Map Area: Allentown
Feature Type: Stream
|Feature||USGS Topo Map|
|New Sharon Branch||Allentown|
|Edges Brook||Trenton East|
|Lahaway Creek||New Egypt|
|Long Bog Run||New Egypt|
|Doctors Creek||Trenton East|
|Back Creek||Trenton East|
Ashby Creek is the new name of this four mile long stream near Allentown in western Monmouth County, New Jersey. The offensive name of Negro Run was changed in 2018 to the current name to honor a black farmer and Civil War veteran who lived in the area, Sergeant George Ashby. The story is inspiring and can be read here.
USGS topo maps are raster images so the name Negro Run is still visible on the maps. The vector map layers have changed to display the new name of Ashby Creek.
Ashby Creek is listed in the Streams Category for Monmouth County in the state of New Jersey. Ashby Creek is displayed on the "Allentown" USGS topo map quad. Anyone who is interested in visiting Ashby Creek can view and print the free topographic map, terrain map, and other maps using the link above. The location, topography, nearby roads and trails around Ashby Creek (Stream) can be seen in the map layers above. The latitude and longitude coordinates (GPS waypoint) of Ashby Creek are 40.1757 (North), -74.55177 (West) and the approximate elevation is 66 feet (20 meters) above sea level. If you have visited New Jersey's Ashby Creek in Monmouth County before, please share your experience with a comment below.