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Ashford is a city in Houston County, in the Dothan metro area.
The community was named for the family of the wife of John Davis, postmaster
The latitude of Ashford is 31.182N. The longitude is -85.236W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 279 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,879.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ashford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Houston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dothan area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36312 ZIP code.
4% of Ashford residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ashford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ashford was $15,135, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Ashford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ashford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $211. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $735.
Libraries in Ashford include Ashford Branch Library ... View libraries
Houston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ashford political report.
The average commute time for Ashford workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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