It is located along Highway 10 and the CPR tracks, 20 kilometers (12 mi) north-west of the City of Dauphin. It lies at an elevation of 340 meters (1,120 ft), south of the Valley River and north of the Riding Mountain National Park.
The community was named after Isaac Ash, a person of Irish descent who settled in the area.
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