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Ashland is a town in Hanover County, in the Richmond metro area.
The community was named for Henry Clay's estate in Kentucky
The latitude of Ashland is 37.758N. The longitude is -77.48W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 213 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,876.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ashland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hanover County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Richmond-Petersburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 23005 ZIP code.
14% of Ashland residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ashland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ashland was $16,932, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Ashland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Ashland include Ashland Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Ashland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $485. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $968.
Libraries in Ashland include Ashland Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Ashland include Hanover Herald-Progress
Hanover County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ashland political report.
The average commute time for Ashland workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Ashland include Ashland Days Inn, Ashland Travelodge, Econo Lodge King's Dominion South, Holiday Inn Express Suites North, Microtel Inn & Suites Ashland, Quality Inn & Suites, Sleep Inn, Super 8.
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