Ashville is a borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. However, it is much closer to Altoona, Pennsylvania and is often considered a suburb of the latter. The population was 227 at the 2010 census.
Ashville is located in northeastern Cambria County at 40°33′33″N 78°32′53″W (40.559222, -78.548031). It is in the valley of Clearfield Creek, a north-flowing tributary of the West Branch Susquehanna River, and the trace of eastern continental divide either passes through or is just east of town, in the abutting Gallitzin Township, PA to the south.
Pennsylvania Routes 36 and 53 cross in the borough. Route 36 leads northwest 8 miles (13 km) to Patton and southeast 10 miles (16 km) to Altoona, while Route 53 leads north 15 miles (24 km) to Coalport and south 8 miles (13 km) to Cresson.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough of Ashville has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.46 km2), all of it land.
On Friday, September 27, 2013, a shooting took place outside of Ashville in Allegheny Township on Bottom Road around 10 PM. At least three people were killed in what was initially reported to be a home invasion. A fourth person was taken to UPMC Altoona but later died from complications.
As of the census of 2010, there were 227 people, 102 households, and 62 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,289.9 people per square mile (498.0/km²).