Ashland, Alabama

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Ashland, Alabama
City
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: 33°16′19″N 85°50′12″W / 33.27194°N 85.83667°W / 33.27194; -85.83667Coordinates: 33°16′19″N 85°50′12″W / 33.27194°N 85.83667°W / 33.27194; -85.83667
Country United States
State Alabama
County Clay
Area
 • Total 7.2 sq mi (18.8 km2)
 • Land 7.2 sq mi (18.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,119 ft (341 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,965
 • Density 272.9/sq mi (104.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36251
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-02860
GNIS feature ID 0159091

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.