Ashland, Kentucky

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Ashland, Kentucky
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State: Kentucky
County: Boyd
Mayor: Tom Kelley
Population: 21,981
Metro: n/a
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Ashland, Kentucky is the largest city in Boyd County and eastern Kentucky, It is located on the Ohio river north of Catlettsburg. Beginning in the late eighteenth century the area was known as Poages Settlement and later Pollards Mill. In 1854 the town of Ashland was laid out by the Kentucky Iron, Coal, and Manufacturing Company and named for the Lexington home of Henry Clay.

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