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Welcome to Ashland ...

The city of Ashland is located in Clark County and is the County Seat for Clark County.

The location of Ashland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ashland has a population of 779 people<2> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Ashland: Named after Ashland, Kentucky (KY).

Ashland is 1,970 feet [600 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ashland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Ashland: (620)

The ZIP code for Ashland: 67831<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ashland had an population of 779 people. This is a decrease of 10.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashland had a population of 867 people (or 39.14% of the total population of Clark County). This makes Ashland the county's most populous community.

The population of Ashland represents 0.03% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 219th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 867 people, the population of Ashland decreased 11.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 975 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashland.

Communities Also Named Ashland ...

While we believe that this Ashland is located in Clark County, we know of another 4 Kansas communities named Ashland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Ford, Geary, Ness and Riley County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 56 communities that are also named Ashland - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashland.

Communities near Ashland ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashland.

  • Protection [Comanche County]
  • Englewood [Clark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
    • Englewood [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Ashland
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
  • Sitka [Clark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sitka have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sitka
    • Sitka [Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east of Ashland
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sitka
  • Bloom [Ford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloom
    • Bloom [Ford County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the north of Ashland
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloom
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Minneola [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minneola have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minneola
      • Minneola [Clark County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minneola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minneola
    • Buttermilk [Comanche County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buttermilk
      • Buttermilk [Comanche County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buttermilk
    • Coldwater [Comanche County]
    • Buffalo [Harper County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
      • Buffalo [Harper County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo
    • Bucklin [Ford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bucklin have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucklin
      • Bucklin [Ford County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the north of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bucklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bucklin
    • Fowler [Meade County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fowler have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fowler
      • Fowler [Meade County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Ashland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fowler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fowler

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashland.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashland. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ashland.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashland. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ashland.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashland ...

Looking for more information about Ashland? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ashland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Kansas

About Clark County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ashland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashland.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ashland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ashland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashland) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1868, Longitude: -99.7697       In this case, the coordinates for Ashland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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