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Welcome to Ashland ...

The Town of Ashland is located in Ashland 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, the Town of Ashland has a population of 581 people<3> (see below for details).

Ashland is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Ashland, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Ashland: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ashland had an population of 581 people. This is a decrease of 2.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ashland had a population of 594 people. This makes Ashland the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Ashland represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1335th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 594 people, the population of Ashland decreased 1.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 603 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 2 communities that are also named Ashland - they are located in and New York (2).

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.

  • Ashland [Ashland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland [Ashland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,843 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
  • Sanborn [Ashland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanborn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanborn
    • Sanborn [Ashland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanborn
  • White River [Ashland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White River
    • White River [Ashland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 910 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White River
  • Gingles [Ashland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gingles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gingles
    • Gingles [Ashland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 770 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gingles
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mellen [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mellen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mellen
      • Mellen [Ashland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 695 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mellen
    • Jacobs [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacobs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacobs
      • Jacobs [Ashland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 692 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacobs
    • Eileen [Bayfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eileen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eileen
      • Eileen [Bayfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 692 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eileen
    • Morse [Ashland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morse
      • Morse [Ashland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morse
    • Grand View [Bayfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand View
      • Grand View [Bayfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 472 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand View
    • Kelly [Bayfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly
      • Kelly [Bayfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly

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. 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ashland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ashland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Ashland County

About Wisconsin

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 Ashland County: www.co.ashland.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Ashland, 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 (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<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 (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: 46.3830, Longitude: -90.7338       In this case, the coordinates for Ashland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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