Ashland, Alabama

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Ashland, Alabama
Clay County Courthouse, Ashland, AL
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
 • 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.