County Information, Ashland County

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Ashland County Probate Court
W. 2nd St.
Ashland, OH 44805-0000

Ashland Municipal Court
206 Claremont Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805

Ashland County Health Dept
801 Orange St.
Ashland, OH 44805

Ashland Public Library
224 Claremont Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805


Other Information

Ashland County, located 60 miles southeast of Cleveland, was established in 1846.

The county seat, is also named Ashland. It produces over half of the world's supply of toy balloons and is the home of Ashland College founded in 1816. Ashland College is also the home site of Johnny Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed.

Dairy products are the main agricultural industry. Other industries include; metals, machinery, transportation equiptment, rubber, stone-clay-glass, chemicals, automotive equiptment, home appliances and microphones.

Clerk of Courts has divorce and civil court records from 1846.



Surrounded By

NORTHWEST by Huron County
NORTHEAST by Medina County
EAST by Wayne County
SOUTHEAST by Holmes County
SOUTH by Knox County
WEST by Richland County


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