Ashley is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, one mile (2 km) from Wilkes Barre. It was a productive coal-mining area at the start of the twentieth century. Population in 1900, 4,046; in 1910, 5,601; and in 1940, 6,371. The population was 2,790 at the 2010 census.
Located in Ashley is the Huber Breaker, the largest of its kind, built to process the anthracite coal from several local collieries.
- Ashley, Pennsylvania on Wikipedia