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Ashland

(ăsh`lənd). 1 Industrial city (1990 pop. 23,622), Boyd co., E Ky., on terraces along the Ohio River near the influx of the Big Sandy; settled 1786, inc. 1854. Located in a region that produces chemicals, lumber, steel, oil, and natural gas, Ashland is a river and rail shipping point with large repair yards. Its many manufactures include marble and paper products, consumer goods, apparel, furniture, and construction materials. Tobacco and alfalfa are raised and there is dairying. The city is part of a tristate urbanized area that includes IrontonIronton,
industrial city (1990 pop. 12,751), seat of Lawrence co., S Ohio, on the Ohio River; inc. as a city 1865. Chemicals, dyes, metal pipes, plastics, and iron products are manufactured, and some coal is mined. Ironton was a great iron-producing center during the Civil War.
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, Ohio, and HuntingtonHuntington.
1 City (1990 pop. 16,389), seat of Huntington co., NE Ind.; inc. 1848. It is a farm trade center and an industrial city. Manufactures include automotive parts, machinery, construction materials, food and beverages, cleaning agents, fireplaces, electrical
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, W.Va. 2 City (1990 pop. 20,079), seat of Ashland co., N Ohio, in a farm area; inc. 1844. Machinery, steel, and rubber products are manufactured. Ashland College is there.