Ashland, formerly known as Poage Settlement, is a city in Boyd County, Kentucky, United States, nestled along the banks of the Ohio River. The population was 21,981 at the 2000 census. Ashland is a part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area . As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649. Ashland is the second largest city within the MSA, after Huntington. Ashland serves as an important economic and medical center for northeast Kentucky. Ashland dates back to the migration of the Poage family from the Shenandoah Valley via the famed Cumberland Gap in...
|Country:||United States of America|
|Area:||10.8 sq. mi.|
|Time zone:||Eastern Time Zone|
|Also known as:||Ashland, Kentucky, Boyd County / Ashland city|