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Welcome to Ashland ...

Ashland is primarily located in Schuylkill County. A portion of Ashland extends into Columbia County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ashland has a population of 2,697 people<1> (see below for details).

Ashland is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ashland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Ashland: 17921<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashland had a population of 2,817 people. This makes Ashland the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Ashland represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 332nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,817 people, the population of Ashland decreased 14.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,283 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ashland had an population of 2,697 people. This is a decrease of 4.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.85% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ashland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ashland and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Berwick   [Map]   10,086   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bloomsburg   [Map]   14,231   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Danville   [Map]   4,631   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Minersville   [Map]   4,189   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mount Carmel   [Map]   5,650   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pottsville   [Map]   13,625   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ashland.

Communities Also Named Ashland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Ashland: This one is located in Schuylkill County and the other is located in Clearfield County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, 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, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashland. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashland. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 Pennsylvania

About Schuylkill County

About Pennsylvania

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 Schuylkill County: www.co.schuylkill.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ashland.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 Ashland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7820, Longitude: -76.3449     [Map].

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