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city of Ashland

City Website

Welcome to the city of Ashland

The town of Ashland is located in east-central Alabama and is the county seat of Clay County. Nicknamed the “City of Friends,” Ashland is home to a friendly, small town atmosphere with nearly 2,000 residents. The town is known for its recreational parks and nature trails, including Tsalgi Trails and City Park.

Core Services

Business Licenses

Business licenses are often administered by the Municipality’s Office of the Probate Judge or the Department of Revenue. Access the Municipality business license application or contact information for obtaining a license here.

Economic Development

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Contact Us

Find location, address, phone number, city departments, and staff directory here.

  • 83183 Highway 9
    Ashland, AL 36251
  • (256) 354-2121