Ashland County

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Ashland County, Ohio

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

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

    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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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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    In stylish and eloquent prose, Fleming describes pleasures like a walk in the woods: "In winter the trees seemed all upright trunks, and snow turned the bushes to lace; in spring the dogwood flowered white, and birdsong surrounded me." She writes about farming and horses in Ashland County, where "we reuse or recycle all we can." She talks about working a garden by hand: "pulling weeds can be a chore or an exercise in natural history." Her closeness to and love of the land and its creatures permeate the book.
    In another incident of a child obtaining a weapon, an 8-year-old shot his younger sister multiple times with a rifle at the family's home in Ohio. The mother left her children home alone while she went out for work. Alyssa Mae Edwards, 27, of Hayesville, was charged with two counts of endangering children, one a felony and the other a misdemeanor, ( Ashland County Sheriff's Office officials said.
    Walker also announced that he had appointed David Meany as the top prosecutor in Ashland County. Meany will fill a vacancy left by Kelly McKnight's resignation.
    The city of Ashland and Ashland County both denied any responsibility for the contamination, and entered into settlement negotiations with Xcel/NSP.
    Scott McCallum appointed Duffy as Ashland County District Attorney.
    Having lived in Ashland County for 40 years, Heart also knows that the divisions among those who do and don't want the mine are well-worn from previous battles over hardrock mining, which drove the economy of the Upper Midwest from the late-nineteenth and into the middle of the twentieth century.
    The Ashland County, Wis., Board may vote on an ordinance banning the use of explosives if it disturbs asbestos in rock formations.
    The Ashland County (Wis.) Sheriff's Office said in a release the single-engine plane crashed about 6:30 p.m.
    (NAHTCA) held their sixth annual show in April at the Ashland County Fairgrounds in Ashland, Ohio.
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