The Town of Ashford is located in southern Fond du Lac County in southeastern Wisconsin.
Shopping is available in the nearby villages of Campbellsport, Lomira, and Kewaskum; with access to larger shopping centers approximately a 20-minute drive north to Fond du Lac or south to West Bend.
Residents also enjoy easy access to the nearby Highway 45 and Highway 41 road systems making the township an ideal place for people who enjoy a rural lifestyle but still want access to the amenities a larger city affords. It is approximately a 1-hour drive from the Town of Ashford to the Milwaukee Brewer’s baseball stadium in Milwaukee; and about a 1.5-hour drive to Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Most of the students in the Town of Ashford receive their education through the Campbellsport School district; with a few students in the southern portion of the Township attending Kewaskum schools; and a few students in the western portion of the Township attending Lomira schools.
The township contains approximately 23,000 acres and is currently home to 1,857 residents.
The topography is somewhat hilly, making it a scenic area. The soil is uniformly strong and fertile, making it a good choice for growing crops. The main crops grown in the Township are corn, wheat, alfalfa, soybeans, and peas.
The town is also well watered with the West Branch of the Milwaukee River running through it from the northwest to the southeast with several tributaries found along the way on either side. Springs and small brooks also abound in the township. The largest body of water in the township, Lake Bernice, is located in the southeastern portion of the town.
A portion of the 22.5-mile Eisenbahn State Trail runs directly through the Town of Ashford. The trail has been constructed on abandoned Fox Valley Railroad and directly connects Eden, Campbellsport, Kewaskum, and West Bend. The trail surface is limestone screen and is open to walkers, hikers, leashed dogs and their owners, cyclists and cross-country skiers. It is also available for use as an ATV trail for a limited time during the winter months. For more information: www.traillink.com/ViewTrail.aspx?AcctID=6017481
Golf enthusiasts in the Town of Ashford find themselves just a few minutes away from Auburn Bluff Golf Course east of Campbellsport and the Golf Club at Camelot just west of the Township.
The Town of Ashford is a great place to work, live, and raise a family.