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Clay County AL Courthouse small.jpg
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Location in Clay County and the state of Alabama
Location in Clay County and the state of Alabama
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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)
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Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36251
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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

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