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Ironton is a city in Lawrence County, in the Huntington-Ashland metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Ironton is 38.536N. The longitude is -82.683W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 551 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,230.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ironton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Huntington-Ashland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45638 ZIP code.
19% of Ironton residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ironton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ironton was $15,391, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Ironton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ironton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $289. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $632.
Libraries in Ironton include Briggs Lawrence County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Ironton include Ironton Tribune
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WOUL-FM.
Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ironton political report.
The average commute time for Ironton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ironton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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