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

The community of Ashland is the Seat for Ashland County.

Ashland County was founded in 1860.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Ashland had a population of 16,181 people. This is a decrease of 4.06% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,866 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Ashland represented 0.31% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 58th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201016,157-4.2%-0.15% since 2009
200916,181-4.06%-0.22% since 2008
200816,217-3.85%-0.16% since 2007
200016,866The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Ashland County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Ashland County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ashland   7,9468,6207.82% decrease  
Sanborn   1,1821,2727.08% decrease  
White River   9388925.16% increase  
Jacobs   8188352.04% decrease  
Mellen   7728458.64% decrease  

Websites for Ashland County

Official Website:   www.co.ashland.wi.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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