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Welcome to Ashland ...

The city of Ashland is located in Saunders County<1>.

The location of Ashland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ashland has a population of 2,649 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ashland.

Ashland is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ashland: (402) and (531)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ashland had an population of 2,649 people. This is an increase of 7.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashland had a population of 2,453 people (which is 11.8% of the total population of Saunders County). This makes Ashland the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ashland represents 0.13% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,453 people, the population of Ashland increased 8.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,262 people).

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

Adding Ashland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ashland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ashland was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).

We also found Ashland on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ashland on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Ashland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 56 communities that are also named Ashland - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Montana, 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.

  • Papillion [Sarpy County]
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    • Papillion [Sarpy County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Ashland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,293 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Papillion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Papillion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Papillion<7>
  • La Vista [Sarpy County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Vista
    • La Vista [Sarpy County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Ashland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,020 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Vista
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Vista<7>
  • Elkhorn [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn
    • Elkhorn [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Ashland
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkhorn<7>
  • Gretna [Sarpy County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gretna
    • Gretna [Sarpy County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Ashland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gretna<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wahoo [Saunders County]
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      • Wahoo [Saunders County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Ashland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,603 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wahoo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wahoo<7>
    • Waverly [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
      • Waverly [Lancaster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Ashland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<7>
    • Valley [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley
      • Valley [Douglas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Ashland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,928 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley<7>
    • Springfield [Sarpy County]
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      • Springfield [Sarpy County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Ashland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<7>
    • Yutan [Saunders County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yutan
      • Yutan [Saunders County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Ashland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,352 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yutan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yutan<7>
    • Louisville [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
      • Louisville [Cass County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Ashland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<7>

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 14 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.

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About Saunders County

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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 Saunders County: www.co.saunders.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Saunders, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashland) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AshlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0404, Longitude: -96.3713       In this case, the coordinates for Ashland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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