A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Ashland ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ashland has a population of 7,816 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ashland.
Ashland is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ashland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Ashland and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Ashland: (715) and (534)<4>
The ZIP code for Ashland: 54806<5>
Websites for Ashland ...
Official Website: www.ci.ashland.wi.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ashland had an population of 7,816 people. This is a decrease of 4.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.33% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ashland had a population of 8,216 people (which is 50.85% of the total population of Ashland County). This makes Ashland the county's most populous community.
The population of Ashland represents 0.14% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,216 people, the population of Ashland decreased 4.69% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,620 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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
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, 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, Virginia and West Virginia.
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 13 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.
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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ashland: www.ci.ashland.wi.us/
The official website for Ashland County: www.co.ashland.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021