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Ashland is a city in Ashland County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after the estate of Henry Clay in Lexington, KY.

The latitude of Ashland is 40.868N. The longitude is -82.318W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,066 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,449.


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Median household income
Local
$34,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ashland demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Uniontown
John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed) often passed through here

On the stagecoach route from New England

Local festivals include:
  • Ashland County Fair - Sept. 16-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ashland web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Ashland Symphony Orchestra
Historic sites and museums: Ashland County Historical Museum
Colleges and universities: Ashland University

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Ashland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ashland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44805 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

33% of Ashland residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ashland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ashland was $16,760, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Ashland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Ashland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $370.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $822.


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Libraries in Ashland include Ashland Public Library, Crestview Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Ashland include Ashland Times-Gazette

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Ashland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ashland political report.

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The average commute time for Ashland workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Ashland include Amerihost Inn, Holiday Inn, Super 8.

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