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Ashland County, Ohio

142 W 2nd St
Ashland, OH 44805
Phone: (419) 289-0000
Fax: (419) 282-4240
www.ashlandcounty.org

In north-central OH, southwest of Akron; organized Feb 24, 1846 from the counties of Huron (Ruggles twp), Lorain (Sullivan and Trop twps), Richland (Vermillion, Montgomery, Orange, Green, Hanover, and parts of Monroe, Mifflin, and Clear Fork twps), and Wayne (Jackson, Perry, Mohican, and Lake twps). Name Origin: Named in 1822 for the home of Henry Clay (1777-1852) at Lexington, KY

Area (sq mi):: 426.85 (land 424.37; water 2.47) Population per square mile: 127.50
Population 2005: 54,123 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 10.60% Population 2000: 52,523 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,308; median household $39,179; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,358-$23,315
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ashland County seat (21,627)

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    Ashland County, Wisconsin

    201 W Main St Rm 202
    Ashland, WI 54806
    Phone: (715) 682-7000
    Fax: (715) 682-7032
    www.co.ashland.wi.us

    On central northern border of WI, bordered on north by Lake Superior; organized Mar 27, 1860 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For the abundant ash trees, probably Fraxinus americana, or for the KY home of Henry Clay (1777-1852), U.S. senator known as the "Great Pacificator" for his advocacy of compromise to avert national crises.

    Area (sq mi):: 2293.73 (land 1043.82; water 1249.91) Population per square mile: 15.90
    Population 2005: 16,627 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 16,866 (White 86.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.90
    Income 2000: per capita $16,069; median household $31,628; Population below poverty level: 11.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,271-$23,204
    Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.70% Median travel time to work: 15.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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