Ashland, Alabama

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Ashland, Alabama
Clay County Courthouse, Ashland, AL
Clay County Courthouse, Ashland, AL
Location in Clay County and the state of Alabama
Location in Clay County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 33°16′19″N 85°50′12″W / 33.27194°N 85.83667°W / 33.27194; -85.83667
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyClay
Area
 • Total7.2 sq mi (18.8 km2)
 • Land7.2 sq mi (18.7 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
1,119 ft (341 m)
Population
(2000)
 • Total1,965
 • Density272.9/sq mi (104.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36251
Area code(s)256
FIPS code01-02860
GNIS feature ID0159091

Ashland is an American city in the state of Alabama. It is the county seat of Clay County. The city has a population of about 2,000 people. Ashland is the hometown of Alabama's 52nd governor Bob Riley. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black is from Ashland.

Geography[change | change source]

Ashland has an area of 7.2 miles. The city is Alabama's highest elevated county seat at 1130 feet.