The Town of Ashford is located in northwestern Windham County, 29 miles east of Hartford at the intersection of Route 44 and 74. Interstate 84 passes through the northwestern corner of town. Ashford is 40 miles west of Providence, Rhode Island and 80 miles southwest of Boston.

The town is nestled within the quiet corner of Connecticut Ashford,  was incorporated in 1714, and has a total area of 39.5 square miles.  The Town of Ashford is home to 4400 people.