Ashland County, Ohio

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Ashland County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States, and was formed in 1846 from parts of Huron, Lorain, Richland and Wayne Counties. As of 2000, the population was 52,523. Its county seat is Ashland.[2] It is named for "Ashland", the home of Senator Henry Clay near Lexington, Kentucky.[3]

The Ashland Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Ashland County.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 427 square miles (1,105.9 km2).424 square miles (1,098.2 km2) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km2) (0.58%) is water.

Adjacent counties

History

Ashland County was formed on February 24, 1846 from portions of Huron, Lorain, Richland, and Wayne counties. Like the county seat, it was named after Ashland, the Lexington, Kentucky-area home of Henry Clay, a Kentucky senator.[citation needed]

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