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When the L & A Railroad came through the area in 1899 a turntable was built here on land that was subdivided by Mr. A.R. Johnson. He named the little community in 1901 after a former home in Wisconsin and the post office was relocated to the town. The date of first incorporation is 1963.

In 2001, Ashland celebrated its’ Centennial Celebration with a Spring Festival, and is continuing the festival annually the last weekend of March. Miss Ashland Spring Festival Queen is crowned during the Ashland Spring Festival Pageant.

Population: 291 City Hall (318) 544-2546


BRIARWOOD: Caroline Dormon Nature Preserve

Annual Events

Spring Festival -Last Weekend in March

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