Ashland, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 1,307 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 668  (51.2%)
Females: 639  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62612.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,289 (it was $43,125 in 2000)
Ashland:

$48,289
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,163 (it was $20,090 in 2000)

Ashland village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,942 (it was $70,300 in 2000)
Ashland:

$84,942
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $95,093; Detached houses: $100,459; Mobile homes: $41,154

Median gross rent in 2012: $722.

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Ashland races chart
  • White alone - 1,308 (98.1%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ashland: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (27.4%), German (20.7%), Irish (12.2%), English (4.9%), Swedish (4.1%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/01/1897

Elevation: 633 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,760 people per square mile   (low).

Ashland,IL real estate house value index trend

Ashland, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Ashland:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashland village:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

14 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.9%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ashland, Illinois as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ashland to the number of sex offenders is 434 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,657 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,186 (1.4%)

Ashland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (20.4 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (88.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (181.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pleasant Plains, IL (2.2 miles ), Tallula, IL (2.3 miles ), Lake Petersburg, IL (3.2 miles ), Berlin, IL (3.3 miles) , Virginia, IL (3.4 miles ), Petersburg, IL (3.5 miles ), New Berlin, IL (3.5 miles ), Chandlerville, IL (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $172,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 90.01 W

Area code: 217

Ashland household income distribution Ashland home values distribution

Crime rates in Ashland by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.074.70.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1000020000000
per 100,000 73.50.00.00.00.0144.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 36441690400000
per 100,000 220.4440.9293.9294.61157.7649.40.0297.60.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 17555711021025
per 100,000 73.5514.3367.4368.2361.8505.172.7744.0149.575.70.0149.6376.8
Thefts 3715151513110615598
per 100,000 220.4514.31102.11104.61085.4938.072.7744.0448.41135.5384.9673.1602.9
Auto thefts 0022110100010
per 100,000 0.00.0147.0147.372.472.20.074.40.00.00.074.80.0
Arson 0000001100140
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.072.774.40.00.077.0299.20.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 120.9149.8145.2145.6316.7335.28.3152.5184.152.515.944.952.2

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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 Ashland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.75
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +104 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Ashland, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ashland-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Ashland village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from Ashland center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 189.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.6 miles away from Ashland center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 136.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashland topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Falls - Theatre director.

Hospitals and medical centers near Ashland:

  • WALKER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; VIRGINIA, IL)
  • CASS COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; VIRGINIA, IL)
  • MENARD CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PETERSBURG, IL)
  • MENARD COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMEN (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; PETERSBURG, IL)
  • NORTH CHURCH NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • CAMPBELL COURT (Hospital, about 16 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • DOUGLAS TERRACE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, IL)

Amtrak station near Ashland:

  • 20 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashland:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 24 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 25 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Western Illinois University (about 54 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Millikin University (about 55 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 60 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Bradley University (about 60 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Illinois Central College (about 63 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)

Public high school in Ashland:

Public elementary/middle school in Ashland:

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Library in Ashland:

  • PRAIRIE SKIES PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $282,602; Location: 125 WEST EDITOR STREET; 28,905 books; 1,115 audio materials; 1,215 video materials; 89 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Ashland Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ashland include: Ashland Church of Christ (A), Ashland United Methodist Church (B), First Church of God (C), Saint Augustine Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.14

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

ASHLAND (Population served: 1,350, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-26-2009), St BCA signed (JUN-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-26-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-14-2009), St BCA signed (JUN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2006), St BCA signed (DEC-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2006), St BCA signed (DEC-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.0%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Ashland, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Ashland compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Ashland (2011 data):

  • West Central Bank: at 400 E Buchanan, branch established on 1933/06/12; Fremont Street Branch at Sylvan And Fremont Streets, branch established on 1977/10/03. Info updated 2009/10/20: Bank assets: $150.9 mil, Deposits: $129.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: West Central Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Ashland travel time to work - commute Ashland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (19%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ashland village (based on Cass County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.28%
Here: 79.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents34.8%13.6%11.9%10.9%6.4%
Congregations10.8%16.2%10.8%10.8%8.1%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents6.3%3.0%2.8%2.6%7.7%
Congregations8.1%2.7%5.4%2.7%24.3%
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: 6
Cass County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Cass County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

9.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

27.4%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.5%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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$643
Other Government Administration 1$1,835$22,0207$769
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,155$37,8601$901
Sewerage 1$3,737$44,8441$850
Water Supply 0$0 1$488
Local Libraries 3$6,841$27,3644$3,978
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$135
Totals for Government 6$15,568$31,13616$7,764

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($104.06)
    Regular Highways: $111,000 ($84.93)
    Fire Protection: $95,000 ($72.69)
    General - Other: $90,000 ($68.86)
    Central Staff Services: $86,000 ($65.80)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($61.97)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($55.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($17.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $140,000 ($107.12)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $105,000 ($80.34)
    All Other: $7,000 ($5.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $71,000 ($54.32)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($39.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $172,000 ($131.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $161,000 ($123.18)
    Highways: $37,000 ($28.31)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Property: $65,000 ($49.73)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.30)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $735,000 ($562.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $293,000 ($224.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $375,000 ($286.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $67,000 ($51.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,217,000 ($931.14)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($3.06)

6.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sangamon County, IL  0.88% ($36,809 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IL  0.78% ($31,548)
from Schuyler County, IL  0.54% ($29,414)


7.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Morgan County, IL  1.24% ($37,970 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  1.03% ($37,250)
to Schuyler County, IL  0.76% ($37,951)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WJIL (1550 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVIL (101.3 FM; VIRGINIA, IL; Owner: MARK J. LANGSTON)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W201BL (88.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)

TV broadcast stations around Ashland:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)

Ashland fatal accident list:

Mar 24, 2008 03:00 PM, Sr-125, Lat: 39.89404, Lon: -90.01801, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jul 16, 1988 09:05 PM, 123, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • 50 West Freemont (Lat: 39.894528 Lon: -90.012500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN635
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Scott R Fansler, Sr 123, Between Hog Barn Rd And Richard St. (Lat: 39.882667 Lon: -90.012222), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5188576933, Scott.Fansler@nextelpartners.Com, 8 AIRLINE DRIVE, SUITE 105
  • Richard J Byrne, Sr 123, Between Hog Barn Rd And Richard St. (Lat: 39.882667 Lon: -90.012222), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Richard J Byrne, Sr 123, Between Hog Barn Rd And Richard St. (Lat: 39.882667 Lon: -90.012222), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 9196535734, Shart@towerco.Com, 112 TOWERVIEW COURT
  • Edward G Roach, Sr 123, Between Hog Barn Rd And Richard St. (Lat: 39.882667 Lon: -90.012222), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 9196535734, Shart@towerco.Com, 112 TOWERVIEW COURT
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, Sr-125 (Lat: 39.894667 Lon: -90.023306), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100
  • DAVID SEYKOTA, Sr-125 (Lat: 39.894667 Lon: -90.023306), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, SUITE 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Rr 1 3 Mi Sw Of Prentice (Lat: 39.506167 Lon: -90.166778), Call Sign: WNFF953
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.040 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/21/1995, Expiration Date: 01/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2001
    Registrant: County Of Morgan, Rr 1 Box 79 Rd Dist 1, Ashland, IL 62612, Phone: (217) 886-2335
  • Rr1 - 3 Mi Sw Of Prentice (Lat: 39.843889 Lon: -90.107500), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPWE416
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2002, Expiration Date: 10/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2012, Certifier: Dale Lair
    Registrant: Trueline Communications, Inc., 430 S. Main St., Jacksonville, IL 62651, Phone: (217) 245-0733, Fax: (217) 245-9747, Email:
  • Lat: 39.887667 Lon: -90.011500, Call Sign: WPYG362
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2003, Expiration Date: 08/06/2013, Certifier: James E Mimlitz
    Registrant: Navionics Research Inc, 595 Vista Hills Court, Eureka, MO 63025, Phone: (636) 938-9633, Fax: (636) 587-2345
  • ELEVATED TANK, 26505 Illinois Route 125 (Lat: 39.923583 Lon: -90.112917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQIS588
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.137 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2008, Expiration Date: 05/02/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2013, Certifier: Jeffrey R Cosner
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Rr1 - 3 Mi Sw Of Prentice (Lat: 39.843889 Lon: -90.107500), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQRH402
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2013, Expiration Date: 05/14/2023, Certifier: Dale Lair
    Registrant: Trueline Communications, Inc., 430 S. Main St., Jacksonville, IL 62651, Phone: (217) 245-0733, Fax: (217) 245-9747, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CENTRAL ASHLAND, Sr-125 (Lat: 39.894667 Lon: -90.023306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQKG647
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 05/12/2019, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K9GXT, Licensee ID: L01320990
    Grant Date: 09/07/2007, Expiration Date: 10/15/2017
    Registrant: Paul F Williams, 605 Mechanic St, Ashland, IL 62612
  • Call Sign: K9LTI, Licensee ID: L00784881
    Grant Date: 12/23/2003, Expiration Date: 03/22/2014, Certifier: Thomas E Glossop
    Registrant: Thomas E Glossop, 2082 Crazyhorse Rd, Ashland, IL 62612
  • Call Sign: KB9UWZ, Licensee ID: L00277200
    Grant Date: 06/18/1999, Expiration Date: 06/18/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2011
    Registrant: William M Hart, Rr 1 Box 224h 316 S Athens St, Ashland, IL 62612
  • Call Sign: W9KZD
    Grant Date: 01/20/1995, Expiration Date: 01/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2007
    Registrant: Homer C Butler, Box 13, Ashland, IL 62612
  • Call Sign: KC9TVB, Licensee ID: L01625068
    Grant Date: 03/17/2011, Expiration Date: 03/17/2021, Certifier: Matt M Kline
    Registrant: Matt M Kline, 401 W Topeka St, Ashland, IL 62612
  • Call Sign: KC9VEZ, Licensee ID: L01681580
    Grant Date: 01/06/2012, Expiration Date: 01/06/2022, Certifier: Kristina L Gardner
    Registrant: Kristina L Gardner, 2878 Panther Grove Rd, Ashland, IL 62612

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: EIPPER QUICKSILVER AIRCRAFT CO MX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7518X , Serial Number: 1250, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 11/22/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Eric C Adkins, Po Box 625, Ashland, IL 62612

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Ashland, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2675.7 years
William2175.4 years
Mary2182.3 years
Helen1983.3 years
James1774.2 years
George1277.6 years
Thomas1272.0 years
Walter1083.0 years
Anna983.3 years
Charles974.7 years
Most common last names in Ashland, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1279.1 years
Johnson1178.5 years
Anderson869.5 years
Devlin880.4 years
Douglass885.9 years
Newell879.6 years
Thornley881.0 years
Mahoney882.6 years
Watkins875.7 years
Daniel784.6 years

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