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Explore Ashland in United States.

Ashland in the region of Virginia with it's 7,225 inhabitants is a town in United States - some 82 mi (or 132 km) South of Washington, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Ashland in United States

Current time in Ashland is now 08:16 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "America / New York" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Washington, Raleigh, Philadelphia, Columbia, Alexandria or Pittsburgh. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ashcake, Ashland, Ashland Mill, Atlee Ridge, Brown Grove and Elmont. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 80 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1029.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 25th of May 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 26°C (78 °F)
Night: 18°C (65 °F)
Saturday, 26th of May 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Sunday, 27th of May 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)


Ashland VA 12 19 09: Frozen OJ

01:42 min ( December 21, 2009 by FastFlyingVirginian)
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ES44DCs 5229 and 5247 plow a little snow across England Street as they lead the northbound Tropicana Juice Train through Ashland at 12:30 PM on December 19, 2009. I doubt the cars' refrigeration units...

Ashland VA 3 21 09: The Auto Train

02:23 min ( March 28, 2009 by FastFlyingVirginian)
Views: 568 - Rating: 5/5

The southbound Auto Train finishes up my March 21st trip to Ashland, led by P42s 77 and 82

Ashland VA 5 31 08: The Auto Train Tree ...

01:40 min ( February 02, 2009 by FastFlyingVirginian)
Views: 1,008 - Rating: 5/5

The storm subsided fairly quickly, but not before dumping a considerable amount of rain for such a short time. We were lucky; another railfan relayed reports of a tornado that had been sighted passing...

Ashland VA 11 02 09: Now Isn't That Spe...

01:22 min ( November 18, 2009 by FastFlyingVirginian)
Views: 1,565 - Rating: 4.79167/5

The AAPRCO special finally graced Gwathmey Church with its presence at 8:17 on November 2nd. P42s 205 and 67 led a wildly diverse 19-car consist: Great Northern 'City of Spokane' Pennsylvania 'Greenwi...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Ashland during the next days.


AFK & Svdden Death

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Autism 5K Run/Walk

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An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! Storytime

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
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Concerned Veterans For America - Brews And Battle Stories (RVA)

Beginning: 06:30 pm (18:30).
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Richmond SharePoint User Group May 2018 Meeting

Beginning: 11:30 am (11:30).
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Mike Norris

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Paul Urban & Friends

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Taylor's Pirate Fishing FUN!

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Interesting facts about this location

Ashland, Virginia

Ashland is a town located 15 miles north of Richmond along Interstate-95 in Hanover County, Virginia, United States. Ashland is named after the Lexington, Kentucky estate of Hanover County native and statesman Henry Clay. The area known as The Slashes,that later became Ashland, was developed by the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad as a mineral springs resort in the 1840s. The population was 7,225 as of the 2010 census.

More reading: Ashland, Virginia homepage
Located at 37.76, -77.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Hanover County, Virginia, Towns in Virginia

Hanover County, Virginia

Hanover County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of 2012, the population was 101,327. Its county seat is Hanover Courthouse. It is located in the Richmond-Petersburg region and is a portion of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.76, -77.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1720 establishments in the Thirteen Colonies, Geography of Richmond, Virginia, Hanover County, Virginia, Populated places established in 1720, Virginia counties

E. Claiborne Robins School of Business

The E. Claiborne Robins School of Business is a part of the University of Richmond and was established in 1949. It offers undergraduate, graduate and executive education programs, and was named after alumnus E. Claiborne Robins in 1979. Robins, the grandson of Albert Hartley Robins, founder of the A.H. Robins pharmaceutical company, was a major University of Richmond benefactor, with he and his family donating in excess of $175 million to the university.

More reading: E. Claiborne Robins School of Business homepage
Located at 37.76, -77.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Business schools in Virginia, Educational institutions established in 1949, University of Richmond

Elmont, Virginia

Elmont is an unincorporated community in Hanover County in the Central Region of the U.S. state of Virginia. It was located on the former Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad, now owned by CSX Transportation. Elmont was located on the old Washington Highway, and was served by an electric trolley car line between Richmond and Ashland. Formerly consisting primarily of farmland, today Elmont is a community with many residents who commute to jobs in the metropolitan Richmond area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.76, -77.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Hanover County, Virginia, Unincorporated communities in Virginia

Kings Dominion

Kings Dominion is an amusement park in Doswell, Virginia 20 miles north of Richmond and 75 miles south of Washington, DC, off Interstate 95. The 400-acre park in Hanover County was originally built and owned in a joint venture between the Taft Broadcasting Company and the Kroger Company. Kings Dominion opened in 1975 and is currently owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company who purchased Paramount Parks from CBS Corporation on June 30, 2006.

More reading: Kings Dominion homepage
Located at 37.76, -77.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:1975 establishments in the United States, Amusement parks in Virginia, Buildings and structures in Hanover County, Virginia, Cedar Fair amusement parks, Kings Dominion, Landmarks in Virginia, Visitor attractions in Hanover County, Virginia

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