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Encyclopedia > Ashland County, Ohio
Ashland County, Ohio
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Map of Ohio highlighting Ashland County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 24, 1846[1]
Seat Ashland
Largest City Ashland
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

427 sq mi (1,106 km²)
424 sq mi (1,099 km²)
2 sq mi (6 km²), 0.58%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

52,523
49/sq mi (19/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website: www.ashlandcounty.org
Named for: "Ashland", Henry Clay's home


Ashland County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States, and was formed in 1846 from parts of Huron, Lorain, Richland and Wayne Counties. As of 2000, the population was 52,523. Its county seat is Ashland6. It is named for "Ashland", the home of Senator Henry Clay near Lexington, Kentucky.[2] Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_OH.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Ohio ... February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Ashland is a city in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is a high-precison atomic time standard. ... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Henry Clay, Sr. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Huron County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Lorain County is a county located in the northeastern region state of Ohio, United States, and is considered to be a part of what is locally referred to as Greater Cleveland. ... Richland County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Ashland is a city in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This list of Ohio county name etymologies lists the 88 counties of the U.S. state of Ohio, with the date of their erection in parenthesis and the etymology of their names. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Henry Clay, Sr. ... Nickname: Location in the Commonwealth of Kentucky Coordinates: Country United States State Kentucky Counties Fayette Government  - Mayor Jim Newberry (D) Area  - City  285. ...

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Government

Main article: Ohio county government The government of Ohios counties is marked by a loose organization and a diffusion of power, the basic framework not having been changed since the Nineteenth century. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,106 km² (427 mi²). 1,099 km² (424 mi²) of it is land and 6 km² (2 mi²) of it (0.58%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent counties

Lorain County is a county located in the northeastern region state of Ohio, United States, and is considered to be a part of what is locally referred to as Greater Cleveland. ... Medina County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Holmes County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Richland County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Huron County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 52,523 people, 19,524 households, and 14,018 families residing in the county. The population density was 48/km² (124/mi²). There were 20,832 housing units at an average density of 19/km² (49/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.54% White, 0.81% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 0.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 96.1% spoke English, 1.2% German and 1.0% Spanish as their first language. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


There were 19,524 households out of which 32.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% were non-families. 24.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.06. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 10.80% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $39,179, and the median income for a family was $46,306. Males had a median income of $32,585 versus $22,334 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,308. About 7.10% of families and 9.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.10% of those under age 18 and 7.50% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Localities

Map of Ashland County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels
Map of Ashland County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

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Municipalities

Ashland is a city in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ... Bailey Lakes is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Hayesville is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Jeromesville is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Loudonville is a village in Ashland and Holmes counties in Ohio. ... Mifflin is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Perrysville is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Polk is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Savannah is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ...

Townships

Location of Clear Creek Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Green Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Hanover Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Jackson Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Lake Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Mifflin Township, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Milton Twp (red), adjacent to the county seat of Ashland (yellow). ... Location of Mohican Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Montgomery Twp (red), adjacent to the county seat of Ashland (yellow). ... Orange Township is located in central Ashland County, Ohio. ... Location of Perry Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Ruggles Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Sullivan Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Troy Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Vermilion Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ...

Other localities

Nankin is an unincorporated community in southern Orange Township, Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ... Nova is an unincorporated community in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ... Sullivan is an unincorporated community in central Sullivan Township, Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ...

References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Ashland County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ Ashland County data. Ohio State University Extension Data Center. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.

Ashland County, Ohio
Ashland, county seat
City

Ashland 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Ashland is a city in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ... List of Ohio county seats: Adams County-West Union Allen County-Lima Ashland County-Ashland Ashtabula County-Jefferson Athens County-Athens Auglaize County-Wapakoneta Belmont County-Saint Clairsville Brown County-Georgetown Butler County-Hamilton Carroll County-Carrollton Champaign County-Urbana Clark County-Springfield Clermont County-Batavia Clinton County-Wilmington Columbiana... Ashland is a city in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ...

Villages

Bailey Lakes | Hayesville | Jeromesville | Loudonville | Mifflin | Perrysville | Polk | Savannah Bailey Lakes is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Hayesville is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Jeromesville is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Loudonville is a village in Ashland and Holmes counties in Ohio. ... Mifflin is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Perrysville is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Polk is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ... Savannah is a village located in Ashland County, Ohio. ...

Townships

Clear Creek | Green | Hanover | Jackson | Lake | Mifflin | Milton | Mohican | Montgomery | Orange | Perry | Ruggles | Sullivan | Troy | Vermilion Location of Clear Creek Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Green Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Hanover Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Jackson Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Lake Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Mifflin Township, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Milton Twp (red), adjacent to the county seat of Ashland (yellow). ... Location of Mohican Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Montgomery Twp (red), adjacent to the county seat of Ashland (yellow). ... Orange Township is located in central Ashland County, Ohio. ... Location of Perry Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Ruggles Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Sullivan Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Troy Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ... Location of Vermilion Twp, Ashland Co, Ohio. ...

Other localities

Nankin | Nova | Sullivan Nankin is an unincorporated community in southern Orange Township, Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ... Nova is an unincorporated community in Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ... Sullivan is an unincorporated community in central Sullivan Township, Ashland County, Ohio, United States. ...


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Ashland County, Ohio - definition of Ashland County, Ohio in Encyclopedia (367 words)
Ashland County is a county located in the state of Ohio.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 10.80% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $39,179, and the median income for a family is $46,306.
Ashland County, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1166 words)
County coroner: Determines causes of death in certain cases; is the only person with the power to arrest the sheriff.
There is also a county educational service center (previously known as the county board of education) presided over by a board of education, typically numbering five members, elected to staggered four-year terms in non-partisan elections in odd-numbered years.
Elections are administered in each county by a four-member board of elections which consists of two Republicans and two Democrats appointed by the Ohio Secretary of State at the recommendation of each county party.
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