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Ashland, Ohio

Ashland Population: 21,200. (On the Highway 1913 - 1928) Ashland County Seat.

The City of Ashland was founded in 1815. Ashland was chosen as the county seat over Jeromesville. Ashland County was formed from parts of Richland, Wayne, Huron and Lorain counties. It was named after Ashland Kentucky, home of the Whig candidate for President, Henry Clay. Ashland College (now Ashland University) was chartered in 1878.

    • Visit the Ashland County Historical Museum at 414 Center Street (419) 289-3111. Elias Slocum Sr. opened the Franklin Tavern in 1821. He told many stories about John Chapman (aka Johnny Appleseed) who used to sleep on the barroom floor at night.
    • Fin Feather Fur Outfitters, 652 US Highway 250 East, (419) 281-2557
    • Grandpa's Cheese Barn 668 St. Rt. 250 East, (800) 745-7091
    • Fitch Pharm Farm Township Road 1353 off U.S. 42 approximately three miles south of Ashland
    • Willo'dell Nursery, 1398 US 42, (419) 289-0606
    • The Candy & Nut Shoppe, 39 West Main St., (419) 281-2766
    •  Downtown Perk & Dessert Oasis, 145 West Main St. (419) 281-PERK
  • Jake's, 1040 Sugarbush Dr. (419) 281-5253
  • Accent Room, (Lunch Only) Myers Convocation Ashland University Claremont Avenue (419) 289-5759
  • Ashland & Wooster Drive-In, 1134 E Main St., (419) 281-2658
  • Common Grounds Cafe 530 College Ave (419) 289-8366
  • Lyn-Way, 1320 Cleveland Avenue (419) 281-8911
  • O'Bryan's Irish Pub 1065 Claremont Ave Rear (419) 207-8400
  • Perkins, 658 Us Highway 250 East, (419) 281-0666
  • Ashland Inn & Suites
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • College Inn Bed & Breakfast, 145 College Avenue, (419) 289-2093
  • Days Inn
  • Super 8
  • Jenny Wade Bed & Breakfast
  • Grandpa's B&B Suites 668 St. Rt. 250 East (800) 745-7091
  • Surrey Inn 1065 Claremont Ave
  • Winfield Bed & Breakfast 1568 State Route 60 (419) 281-5587 (800) 269-7166

Ashland County Courthouse.


Texaco at corner of Claremont and College Ave.

 

There are two routes of the Lincoln Highway in Ashland County. - The pre-1928 route enters from Wayne County on US 250 and enters Rowsburg and the city of Ashland. In Ashland it continued westward on US 42 into Mansfield. - The 1928 route enters the county on Old Lincoln Way/U.S. 30-A, from Wayne County and travels through Jeromesville, Hayesville and Mifflin. Leaving Mifflin, follow routes 603 and 430 on to Richland County.

 

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