Ashton, Idaho is a great place to live, work and play. Whether you're a business looking for a new location, or an individual, couple or a family looking for a new and exciting place to live, Ashton combines good old fashion western hospitality with both business and recreational opportunities.

The cost of living in Eastern Idaho is very attractive when compared to other areas in the West. Housing is affordable, crime rates are low, and the tax structure is reasonable. The Ashton area's housing costs are moderate and affordable, and homes are available from modest cottages to executive estates.

As a friendly, rural community, Ashton's biggest crime spree may be a stray dog or two running down the street, or an occasional visitor who doesn't observe the speed limit.

For those who have lived their entire lives here and for those who have relocated to the Ashton area, either simply seeking a change in their lives or relocating due to retirement, all agree that Ashton is the place to call home!


The citizens of Ashton support a strong education system, recognizing that the quality of education a community gives its young people is one of the keys to the health and vitality of the community, and to the prosperity of the region as a whole. Read More...


Ashton and the surrounding area have a diverse population as is exemplified in the fact that the city supports six different religious denominations. Although these organizations are religiously different, they share a belief in the community and often join to promote events. Read More...


Welcome to the City of Ashton, Idaho, home to slightly more than 1200 people who love our small-town atmosphere, low crime rate, open space, and clean air. Read More...


Eastern Idaho, which includes Ashton and the surrounding area, has a cost of living that is generally lower than other cities and metropolitan areas in the West. For the typical necessities such as groceries, housing, health care, utilities and transportation, costs can be as much as 20 to 50 percent less. This is definitely a factor in any decision to relocate. Read More...

Helpful Resources

•Idaho Road Report

•North Fremont Food Pantry

Everyone in the North Fremont area is eligible to benefit from the Pantry if the need exists.

See our website for hours of operation and donation info-