Ashland, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 534 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 
Males: 263  (49.4%)
Females: 271  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38603.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,025 (it was $28,088 in 2000)
Ashland:

$39,025
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,525 (it was $14,073 in 2000)

Ashland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,321 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Ashland:

$100,321
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $128,395; detached houses: $130,433; townhouses or other attached units: $84,711

Median gross rent in 2017: $641.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ashland: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.3%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ashland, MS (2010)
    • 52391.9%White alone
    • 335.8%Black alone
    • 81.4%Hispanic
    • 30.5%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Ashland, Mississippi as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ashland is 61 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (32.6%), English (32.6%), Italian (6.6%), Irish (5.3%), German (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/08/1873

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 292 people per square mile   (very low).

Ashland, Mississippi map

11 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This town:

2.0%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $854 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $638 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (49.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (459.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Snow Lake Shores, MS (1.9 miles ),
Hamilton, MS (3.0 miles ),
Falkner, MS (3.7 miles ),
Blue Mountain, MS (3.8 miles ),
Potts Camp, MS (3.8 miles ),
Ripley, MS (3.9 miles ),
Grand Junction, TN (3.9 miles ),
Hickory Flat, MS (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.83 N, Longitude: 89.18 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Ashland, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ashland, MS in 2017
Ashland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $16,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $5,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $3,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $81,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Ashland, MS residents
Average permit cost in Ashland, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +88 (+18.0%).
Most common industries in Ashland, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.8%)
  • Truck transportation (8.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (14.4%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Apparel (5.4%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Ashland, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Religious workers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.6%)
  • Cashiers (9.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.1%)
  • Registered nurses (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.4%)

Average climate in Ashland, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 82.3. This is about average.

City:

82.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Ashland-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Ashland town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 tornado 20.1 miles away from the town center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from Ashland center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.7 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 162.7 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from Ashland center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 147.9 miles away from Ashland 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 Benton County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 5, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ashland:

  • ASHLAND HEALTH AND RAHABILITATION (16056 BOUNDARY DRIVE/PO BOX 490)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ashland:

  • REST HAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • REST HAVEN NH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - RIPLEY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • RIPLEY MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF HOLLY SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS)

Airports located in Ashland:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashland:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 37 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of Mississippi (about 39 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 48 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Memphis (about 50 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 52 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 53 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 59 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)

Public high schools in Ashland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ashland:

See full list of schools located in Ashland

Library in Ashland:

  • BENTON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $130,929; Location: 6 MAIN STREET; 28,215 books; 277 audio materials; 671 video materials; 53 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Ashland include: Ashland Church of Christ (A), Ashland Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Courts: Benton County - Justice Court Judge Ward (190 Ripley Avenue), Benton County - Circuit Court Room (190 Ripley Avenue), Benton County - Justice Court Judge Mason (190 Ripley Avenue), Benton County - Justice Court Clerk (10 Main Street North).

Benton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.1%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.4%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households
52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
100 people in nursing homes in 2000
16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Ashland (2011 data):

  • Merchants & Farmers Bank: Ashland Branch at Route 2 And Highway 5, branch established on 1975/09/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $86.8 mil, Deposits: $76.3 mil, headquarters in Holly Springs, MS, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: M & F Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Ashland Branch at 56 Main Street South, branch established on 1967/03/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Ashland:

Marital status in Ashland, MS
  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Ashland:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ashland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ashland, MS (based on Benton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,69220
Mainline Protestant3377
Black Protestant3213
Other3081
None3,071-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Here:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

9.98 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Benton County:

12.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.6%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Benton County:

10.3%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.9%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Ashland:

28.5
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ashland:

17.3%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ashland:

10.5%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.5%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.4%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ashland, MS Residents
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
Other and Unallocable 3$6,056$24,2241$413
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,338$28,0562$1,467
Water Supply 1$1,913$22,9561$1,000
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$7,030
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,000
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 5$10,307$24,73714$10,910

Ashland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $684,000 ($1280.90)
    Financial Administration: $213,000 ($398.88)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($279.03)
    Police Protection: $92,000 ($172.28)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($69.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($24.34)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($9.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($56.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $346,000 ($647.94)

Ashland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $40,000 ($74.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($24.34)
    Other: $6,000 ($11.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $48,000 ($89.89)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($9.36)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($3.75)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $664,000 ($1243.45)
    Water Utilities: $174,000 ($325.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $170,000 ($318.35)
    Other: $10,000 ($18.73)
    Highways: $2,000 ($3.75)
  • Tax - Property: $76,000 ($142.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($1.87)

Ashland government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $361,000 ($676.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $319,000 ($597.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,000 ($78.65)

Ashland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $579,000 ($1084.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,000 ($28.09)

Businesses in Ashland, MS

  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKRA (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: BILLY R. AUTRY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLRC (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WALNUT, MS; Owner: B. R. AND MARTHA S. CLAYTON)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashland:

  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCNA (95.9 FM; POTTS CAMP, MS; Owner: OLVIE E. SISK)
  • WKRA-FM (92.7 FM; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: BILLY R. AUTRY)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WURC (88.1 FM; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: RUST COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ashland:

  • WBII-LP (Channel 20; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH BROADCASTING)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Ashland fatal accident list:

Nov 14, 2007 07:27 AM, Sr-370, Lat: 34.833814, Lon: -89.187381, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 27, 2000 02:02 PM, Sr-4, Lat: 34.826978, Lon: -89.190409, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 1999 10:30 AM, Sr-4, Lat: 34.826978, Lon: -89.190409, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 1978 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.8mTotal length
  • $200,314,000Total costs
  • 10,010Total average daily traffic
  • 1,242Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,670Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ashland)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 370 1 Mi E Of Hwy 5 (Lat: 34.833694 Lon: -89.181444), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPBC334,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz, 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/1997, Expiration Date: 11/18/2007, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2008, Registrant: Carlos Wilson, Grand Junction, TN 38039, Phone: (901) 764-6161

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Benton County Jail (Lat: 34.841750 Lon: -89.175056), Call Sign: WNDD751, Licensee ID: L00098443,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3200 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2000, Expiration Date: 07/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Registrant: County Of Benton, Ashland, MS 38603, Phone: (601) 224-8941
  • Lat: 34.828417 Lon: -84.218389, Call Sign: WPTM572,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.492 MHz, 158.227 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2001, Expiration Date: 10/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2011, Certifier: Barry Glasser, Registrant: Kelson Energy, 6700 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 360, Columbia, MD 21046, Phone: (703) 286-7743, Fax: (410) 872-9460, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 30412, 5082 Hwy 370 (Mswin 30412) (Lat: 34.847028 Lon: -89.103833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 129.5 m, Overall height: 132.6 m, Call Sign: WQOS447, Licensee ID: L01412109,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2012, Expiration Date: 01/17/2022, Certifier: Bill Roach, Registrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:
  • Ashland Water Tower, 261 Industrial Road (Lat: 34.847528 Lon: -89.181222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQQB654,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2012, Expiration Date: 10/17/2022, Certifier: Jon Gifford, Registrant: Contact Network, Inc. D/B/A Inline, 2812 Woodland Rd, Mobile, AL 36693, Phone: (251) 518-0113, Fax: (800) 476-1790, Email:
  • ASHLAND, 3.6 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 34.857861 Lon: -89.238944), Overall height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: KUV90,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6182.41 MHz, 6241.71 MHz, 6301.01 MHz, 6360.31 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Phone: (202) 857-6022
  • ASHLAND, Ripley-Legrange Road (Lat: 34.852778 Lon: -89.057222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Call Sign: WLC373, Licensee ID: L00896575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty, Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 0.4 Mile East And 225 Feet North Of Intersection Of Hwys 5 & (Lat: 34.833694 Lon: -89.181444), Call Sign: KKB504, Licensee ID: L00130116,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.120 MHz, 152.060 MHz, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Registrant: North Mississippi Mobilphone, Inc., Michigan City, MS 38647

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB5HPM, Licensee ID: L00173230, Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 12/22/2022, Registrant: Kevin A Childers, 6706 Crawford Tower Road, Ashland, MS 38603
  • Call Sign: KB5KEE, Licensee ID: L00173233, Grant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/15/2022, Registrant: Melody G Childers, 6706 Crawford Tower Road, Ashland, MS 38603
  • Call Sign: KC5GLW, Grant Date: 10/18/1994, Expiration Date: 05/10/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/14/1999, Registrant: Shelly D Lindsey, Ashland, MS 38603
  • Call Sign: N9GTA, Licensee ID: L00287556, Grant Date: 08/18/2017, Expiration Date: 08/28/2027, Certifier: Daniel G Ross, Registrant: Daniel G Ross, 59 Washington Rd, Ashland, MS 38603
  • Call Sign: W5RBF, Previous Call Sign: WB5NNN, Licensee ID: L00394241, Grant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 09/18/2021, Certifier: Robert B Flannigan, Registrant: Robert B Flannigan, 1635 Jordan Rd, Ashland, MS 38603
  • Call Sign: K4WER, Previous Call Sign: KE5SSA, Licensee ID: L01366828, Grant Date: 08/23/2013, Expiration Date: 08/23/2023, Certifier: William E Rowzee, Registrant: William E Rowzee, 76 Ripley Ave, Ashland, MS 38603

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: HARDY JEFFREY M DA-2B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90-12F (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 606EH , Serial Number: 277, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 04/27/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Robert B Flannigan, 1635 Jordan Rd, Ashland, MS 38603
  • Aircraft: WILSON ALAN A CH701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6089X , Serial Number: 7-1599, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Robert B Flannigan, 1635 Jordan Rd, Ashland, MS 38603
  • Aircraft: FENTON DAVIS DA-2A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 808F , Serial Number: 100, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 01/19/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Robert B Flannigan, 1635 Jordan Rd, Ashland, MS 38603

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 55. The highest number of fires - 89 took place in 2010, and the least - 16 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ashland, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.7%), and Structure Fires (25.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ashland, MS
    • 54661.7%Outside Fires
    • 22125.0%Structure Fires
    • 10712.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashland, MS
Most common first names in Ashland, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5276.7 years
Mary4075.1 years
William3774.8 years
John3276.4 years
Robert2470.5 years
George1779.0 years
Thomas1672.2 years
Willie1382.1 years
Joe1174.2 years
Henry1075.8 years
Most common last names in Ashland, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Simpson2179.1 years
Childers2178.1 years
Hopkins2167.7 years
Smith1677.4 years
Williams1671.2 years
Jordan1581.2 years
Strickland1375.9 years
Cox1377.6 years
Autry1277.0 years
Taylor1278.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ashland, MS
  • 83.7%Utility gas
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ashland, MS
  • 91.7%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity


Ashland compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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