Introduction to Ashland, Ohio
Ashland was originally known as Uniontown but its name was eventually changed because another city in Ohio was named Uniontown. Ashland was named after the ranch of Henry Clay in Lexington, Kentucky. The present day Ashland High School was originally named after Henry Clay and was known as the Henry Clay High School.
Ashland and Nearby Attractions
- Ashland County Historical Museum
- Malabar Farm State Park
- Allen Memorial Art Museum
- Wayne County Historical Society and Museum
- Mohican State Park
Things To Do In Ashland
In Ashland, basketball, tennis and fishing can be enjoyed at the Davis Road Park, Emmons Field and Spring Run. The Brookside Park offers a beautiful, scenic hiking trail. You can also play sand volleyball at the Cahn Grove Park. The historic Hayesville Opera House can be reached within a few minutes. The city also includes a number of golf courses.
The nearest airport is Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport.
Ashland Higher Education
Ashland University, Oberlin College, University of Akron Main Campus, Lorain County Community College and other colleges offer facilities for higher studies.