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Welcome to Ashland ...
The location of Ashland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Ashland has a population of 7,840 people<3> (see below for details).
Ashland is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ashland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ashland is located in the (804) area code.
Websites for Ashland ...
Official Website: www.town.ashland.va.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ashland had an population of 7,840 people. This is an increase of 8.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.45% since the 2000 Census).
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 (with a count of 6,619 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Ashland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashland.
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 16 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 ...
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: 02 Jun 2020