Place:Ashland, Wisconsin, United States

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Ashland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,157. Its county seat is Ashland. It was formed on March 27, 1860, from La Pointe County.

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History

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Ashland County was named in honor of the Lexington estate of Kentucky statesman Henry Clay, as one of the founders of the city of Ashland was an admirer of Clay.

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Date Event Source
1856 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1871 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1876 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1878 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 515
1870 221
1880 1,559
1890 20,063
1900 20,176
1910 21,965
1920 24,538
1930 21,054
1940 21,801
1950 19,461
1960 17,375
1970 16,743
1980 16,783
1990 16,307

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