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Welcome to Ashland ...
The town of Ashland is located in Hanover County.
The location of Ashland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Ashland has a population of 7,796 people<2> (see below for details).
Ashland is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ashland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ashland lies within the (804) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashland had a population of 7,225 people (which is 7.23% of the total population of Hanover County). This makes Ashland the county's most populous community.
The population of Ashland represents 0.09% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,225 people, the population of Ashland increased 9.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,619 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ashland had an population of 7,796 people. This is an increase of 7.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.78% 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>.
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 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, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, 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.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ashland:
Websites for Ashland ...
Official Website: www.town.ashland.va.us/
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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ashland: www.town.ashland.va.us/
The official website for Hanover County: www.co.hanover.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Mar 2019