Formed 24 Feb 1846, 424 square miles
Parent counties: Wayne, Richland, Huron, Lorain
Evolution of county from date of formation until it assumed its final form
24 Feb 1846: Erected and organized
5 Feb 1847: Part attached to Richland
Original county seat in Jeromesville.
Federal population schedules extant 1820-1940 (1890 missing)
1820 Manufacturers (part of Richland, Huron, Medina, and Wayne); 1850 Agricultural; 1850 Industry; 1860 Agricultural; 1860 Mortality; 1870 Industry; 1880 Mortality
Clear Creek, Green, Hanover, Jackson, Lake, Mifflin, Milton, Mohican, Montgomery, Perry, Ruggles, Sullivan, Troy, and Vermillion.
142 W. Second St., Ashland, Ohio 44805
Ashland County Historical Society
420 Center St., Ashland, Ohio 44805
Ashland County Genealogical Society
Jana Broglin, OGSF