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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Asherton.

Zip codes in the city: 78827.

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Funeral Homes near Asherton

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Castle Rigde Mortuary
303 E Kinney St
Crystal City, TX 78839
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Leonard Funeral Home
707 W Houston St
Carrizo Springs, TX 78834

Facts about Asherton, Texas

Asherton is a city in Dimmit County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,084 at the 2010 census, down from 1,342 at the 2000 census. The estimated population in 2014 was 1,153. U.S. Highway 83 runs through Asherton.Rancher Asher Richardson built the town after he purchased a huge tract of land in a special state sale. His Asherton Land and Irrigation Company developed 48,000 acres (190 km2). Richardson subsequently funded the Asherton and Gulf Railway Company. The Asher and Mary Isabelle Richardson House (1910), perched on a hill in Asherton, is easily visible from U.S. Highway 83. It is named for a combination of the first names of Richardson and his wife, Mary Isabelle, or Belle. The structure is made of sandstone and is designed in the Prairie school of architecture by the late Alfred Giles of San Antonio. The house has remained in the family for generations.The Asherton and Gulf Railroad was originally based in Carrizo Springs. From 1905 to 1909, the railroad was known as the Nueces Valley, Rio Grande and Mexico Railway Company. In 1909, 12 miles (19 km) of track opened between Artesia Wells and Light, Texas. By 1910, the last 20 miles (32 km) between Light and Asherton were completed.Telephone service arrived in 1905, and essential buildings were constructed. In 1909, Asherton obtained a post office. By 1915, the population had reached 1,000, with a bank, hotels, blacksmiths, three stores and a lumber yard. The town was incorporated in 1925. It is one of the few Texas communities which still uses the city commission government. In 1927, it became one of the largest producers of Bermuda onions in the United States. The population peaked in 1954 at 2,425.

Asherton Obituaries

It was disclosed by The Statesman Journal on July 26th, 2018 that Armulfo Ruiz passed on in St Paul, Oregon.  Ruiz was 77 years old and was born in Asherton, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Armulfo's life.

It was reported on March 17th, 2014 that Cleotide "Cleo" Nimietz (Cruz) passed away in Federal Way, Washington.  Ms. Nimietz was 72 years old and was born in Asherton, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Cleotide "Cleo"'s life.

It was revealed by Tri-City Herald on May 7th, 2012 that Egina "Gina" Zavala (Rubalcava) passed away in Pasco, Washington.  Ms. Zavala was 86 years old and was born in Asherton, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Egina "Gina"'s life.

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on February 9th, 2012 that Felicia Cavazos perished in Sunnyside, Washington.  Cavazos was 80 years old and was born in Asherton, TX.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Felicia's life.

It was reported on February 9th, 2012 that Felicia Cavazos passed away in Sunnyside, Washington.  Cavazos was 80 years old and was born in Asherton, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Felicia's life.

It was disclosed on February 9th, 2012 that Felicia Cavazos passed on in Sunnyside, Washington.  Cavazos was 80 years old and was born in Asherton, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Felicia's life.

It was reported on May 22nd, 2007 that Eluteria S Juarez (Salinas) passed on in Sunnyside, Washington.  Ms. Juarez was 82 years old and was born in Asherton, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Eluteria S's life.

It was reported on April 16th, 2007 that Ranulfo A Aguirre passed away in Sunnyside, Washington.  Aguirre was 82 years old and was born in Asherton, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ranulfo A's life.

History

US Highway 83 runs through Asherton. Asherton is a city in Dimmit County, Texas County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,342 at the 2000 United States Census census. . .

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