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Population in 2012: 2,169 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.1%
 

Males: 1,035  (47.7%)
Females: 1,134  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  41.2 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36312.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,479 (it was $29,444 in 2000)
Ashford:

$38,479
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,765

Ashford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,496 (it was $67,200 in 2000)
Ashford:

$123,496
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $142,542; Detached houses: $151,059; Mobile homes: $46,404

Median gross rent in 2012: $532.

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  • White alone - 1,689 (78.6%)
  • Black alone - 418 (19.5%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)

Races in Ashford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ashford: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (44.3%), Irish (9.5%), English (7.9%), German (4.1%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 276 feet

Land area: 6.10 square miles.

Population density: 356 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Ashford:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashford city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

8 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Ashford, Alabama as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ashford to the number of sex offenders is 181 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $469 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $262 (0.3%)

Ashford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (10.6 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (102.0 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (612.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Avon, AL (1.6 miles ), Cowarts, AL (2.1 miles ), Webb, AL (2.4 miles ), Gordon, AL (3.0 miles ), Cottonwood, AL (3.1 miles ), Kinsey, AL (3.1 miles ), Columbia, AL (3.2 miles ), Dothan, AL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $12,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $119,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 31.18 N, Longitude: 85.24 W

Area code: 334

Ashford household income distribution Ashford home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Ashford by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.046.60.00.0
Robberies 000010020000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.052.00.00.098.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 102123215292
per 100,000 53.80.0108.052.9104.0153.9101.749.0239.693.2417.191.9
Burglaries 5168210710716393023
per 100,000 268.8856.1432.2105.8519.8359.2508.4343.0766.71817.31390.21057.0
Thefts 221814303415212528415041
per 100,000 1182.8963.1756.31586.51767.2769.61067.61224.91341.61910.52317.01884.2
Auto thefts 542434313824
per 100,000 268.8214.0108.0211.5155.9205.2152.549.0143.7372.892.7183.8
Arson N/AN/A0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A46.3N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 102.4120.394.5102.4162.3107.3115.4120.9173.6301.2292.3189.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ashford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Alabama average:

2.28

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -72 (-3.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Ashford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Ashford-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Ashford city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.0 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Ashford:

  • SOUTHEAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 8 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • DAVITA WIREGRASS KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • DCI DOTHAN (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Ashford, AL

Operable nuclear power plants near Ashford:

  • 11 miles: Joseph M. Farley 1 and 2 in Dothan, AL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashford:

  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 17 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,692)
  • Troy University (about 59 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 13,221)
  • Darton College (about 67 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • Albany Technical College (about 68 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 2,526)
  • Albany State University (about 70 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,507)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 74 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 7,553)
  • Gulf Coast Community College (about 76 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,369)

Public high school in Ashford:

Private high school in Ashford:

  • ASHFORD ACADEMY (Students: 218; Location: 1100 N BROADWAY ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Ashford:

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Notable locations in Ashford: Town of Ashford Sewage Lagoon (A), Ashford Ambulance / Rescue (B), Ashford Fire Department (C), Houston County Public Library Ashford Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Ashford Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ashford include: Wayside Baptist Church (A), Ashford Assembly of God Church (B), Church of God and Christ (C), First Baptist Church (D), Ashford United Methodist Church (E), First Assembly of God Church (F), Mount Carmel Baptist Church (G), Grant Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ashford City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: City of Ashford (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 305 6th Avenue).

 
Houston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

25.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 13.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

11.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ashford and their reported violations in the past:

ASHFORD WATER WORKS (Population served: 2880, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 69 regular monitoring violations
AVON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 465, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1999 and OCT-22-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-1999)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.9%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 38.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ashford, AL

Ashford compared to Alabama state average:

Ashford, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Ashford (2011 data):

  • MidSouth Bank, N. A.: Ashford Branch at 520 Bradway Street, branch established on 2003/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $374.8 mil, Deposits: $334.2 mil, headquarters in Dothan, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Midsouth Bancorporation
  • PeoplesSouth Bank: Ashford Branch at 414 Broadway, branch established on 1920/02/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $534.5 mil, Deposits: $446.4 mil, headquarters in Colquitt, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Peoplessouth Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ashford travel time to work - commute


Ashford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ashford city (based on Houston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.82%
Here67.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents65.6%12.6%5.0%4.0%2.4%
Congregations36.3%16.3%1.5%11.9%7.4%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.8%1.1%1.0%4.5%
Congregations5.2%1.5%1.5%0.7%17.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Houston County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Houston County:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 70
This county:

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Houston County:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

33.0%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.9%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,284
Other Government Administration 1$2,556$30,6726$1,798
Police Protection - Officers 5$11,577$27,7852$859
Police - Other 4$5,598$16,7941$159
Firefighters 0$0 1$749
Streets and Highways 2$2,874$17,2443$2,033
Parks and Recreation 1$2,502$30,0240$0
Water Supply 8$15,484$23,2260$0
Totals for Government 21$40,591$23,19514$6,882

Ashford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $336,000 ($154.91)
    Water Utilities: $297,000 ($136.93)
    Regular Highways: $226,000 ($104.20)
    General - Other: $221,000 ($101.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $150,000 ($69.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $110,000 ($50.71)
    Financial Administration: $81,000 ($37.34)
    Sewerage: $69,000 ($31.81)
    Fire Protection: $43,000 ($19.82)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($5.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($35.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $355,000 ($163.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($44.26)

Ashford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $172,000 ($79.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $155,000 ($71.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $293,000 ($135.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $176,000 ($81.14)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($5.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $320,000 ($147.53)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $475,000 ($218.99)
    Public Utilities: $134,000 ($61.78)
    Motor Vehicle License: $95,000 ($43.80)

Ashford government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,592,000 ($733.98)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,266,000 ($583.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,219,000 ($562.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,577,000 ($727.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $47,000 ($21.67)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($6.92)

Ashford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $203,000 ($93.59)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($13.83)

7.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,169 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($405 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.08%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dale County, AL  1.11% ($27,465 average AGI)
from Henry County, AL  0.59% ($49,650)
from Geneva County, AL  0.56% ($29,146)


6.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($324 average AGI)
Houston County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dale County, AL  0.92% ($25,255 average AGI)
to Henry County, AL  0.55% ($30,731)
to Geneva County, AL  0.50% ($29,738)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashford:

  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WWNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WBBK (1260 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BLAKELY, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashford:

  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTF (89.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: DOTHAN COMMUNITY EDUCL. RADIO, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WJRL-FM (103.9 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WGMK (106.3 FM; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: MERCHANTS BROADCASTING CO)
  • WWGF (107.5 FM; DONALSONVILLE, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WAQG (91.7 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ashford:

  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W69DO (Channel 69; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BM (Channel 26; COLQUITT, GA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Ashford, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10
See more detailed statistics of Ashford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $9,108,000
Total average daily traffic: 17,656
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,601
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 27,550

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • N Railroad Ave (Lat: 31.186833 Lon: -85.240222), Call Sign: KNCS599, Licensee ID: L00009851
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.570 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/27/1996, Expiration Date: 01/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2001
    Registrant: Charles S Weeks Company Inc, Ashford, AL 36312, Phone: (205) 899-5151
  • Lat: 31.175500 Lon: -85.283750, Call Sign: WQLS759
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.922 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2010, Expiration Date: 04/16/2020, Certifier: Rusty Burgess
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Ashford EBTS, 477 Clayton Road (Lat: 31.177778 Lon: -85.257028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQOX403
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.318 MHz, 941.318 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 02/23/2022, Certifier: Larry F Butts
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • DOTAL0002 FMH, 2881 Pansey Rd (Lat: 31.170000 Lon: -85.191389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQPK462
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/2012, Expiration Date: 06/13/2022, Certifier: Patricia Morrison
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • ASHFORD, County Roads 26 & 61 (Lat: 31.196556 Lon: -85.261861), Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WLN683, Licensee ID: L00025538
    Assigned Frequencies: 2118.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/23/1999
    Registrant: Alltel Communications Inc, One Allied Dr, Little Rock, AR 72203
  • ASHFORD, 2.8 Mi E Of Ashford (Lat: 31.169889 Lon: -85.191306), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WLV257
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2012, Certifier: John T Scott
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Near Intersection County Roads 26 & 61 (Lat: 31.196556 Lon: -85.261889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: KWH342
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.570 MHz, 152.780 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2012
    Registrant: Knology, Inc., 1241 O.G. Skinner Driver, West Point, GA 31833, Phone: (706) 645-3966, Fax: (706) 645-0148, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: WIGGINS ROBERT C J3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40RW , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Robert C Wiggins, 165 Wiggins Rd, Ashford, AL 36312
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73946 , Serial Number: 17267761, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Keith G Beckham, 600 E County 8 Rd, Ashford, AL 36312
  • Aircraft: WALLER CHARLES R RANS S12-XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 933CW , Serial Number: 03030963, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Waller, 3664 S County 55 Rd, Ashford, AL 36312



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$94,2652$104,31012$140,4761$32,6002$79,4651$71,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$76,7404$162,0381$53,3900$02$38,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$135,3800$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$164,4800$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0419.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$134,5301$63,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0419.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Businesses in Ashford, AL

  • Subway: 1


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