Ashland, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

Ashland: Borough in northwestern Schuylkill county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania


Ashland is a city located in the county of Clearfield in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,817 and a population density of 1,697 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,668 inhabitants.

The city was created 202 years ago in 1819.

Quick Facts about Ashland

Population : 2,668 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Clearfield County
Postal code : 17921
Area : 1.66 km2
Named for : Ashland
Altitude : 3,215 feet / 980 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1820 (202 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:09:43 (17th August 2022)
Density : 1,607 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.58% (2010-2020)
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Location of Ashland on Pennsylvania map.
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Ashland is located at 40°52'17"N 78°19'59"W (40.8714500, -78.3330700).

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According to census records, the population of Ashland decreased by 5.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,817 - census
2011 2,803 -0.5% estimation process
2012 2,791 -0.43% estimation process
2013 2,780 -0.4% estimation process
2014 2,758 -0.8% estimation process
2015 2,735 -0.84% estimation process
2016 2,719 -0.59% estimation process
2017 2,701 -0.67% estimation process
2018 2,687 -0.52% estimation process
2019 2,679 -0.3% estimation process
2020 2,668 -0.41% estimation process

Ashland zip code is 17921. County name: Schuylkill, County fips: 42107

People born in Ashland (12)

People born in Ashland, including Author, psychiatrist, psychoanalyst Janet Asimov, Catholic cardinal Dennis Joseph Dougherty, Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh William J. Waltersheid, .


Schools in Ashland

College & universities near Ashland, PA

Code Name City ZIP
430908 Clearfield County Career and Technology Center Clearfield (PA) 16830

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ashland, PA

Code Name Address Type
TYR Tyrone Pennsylvania Ave and West 10th St. RAIL
ALT Altoona Transportation Center 1231 11th Avenue RAIL
HGD Huntingdon Fourth and Allegheny Sts. RAIL
LEW Lewistown 150 Helen Street RAIL
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL

Post offices near Ashland

Post Office Name City ZIP
Brisbin Post Office Brisbin (PA) 16620

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Other cities in Clearfield County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clearfield County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bethlehem 24,549 City in Lehigh and Northampton counties, Pennsylvania, USA
Sandy 10,357 Town in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States
Mount Joy 8,264 Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
DuBois 7,287 City of Pennsylvania
Clearfield 5,784 Borough of Pennsylvania
Barrett 4,145 Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania
Treasure Lake 3,861 Census designated place
Curwensville 2,359 Borough of Pennsylvania
Eden 2,237 Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Beccaria 1,692 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Sterling 1,420 Township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Graham 1,338 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Bigler 1,220 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Osceola Mills 1,058 Borough of Pennsylvania
Plymptonville 981 Census designated place
Karthaus 917 Township in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Ashland distances to largest Pennsylvania cities