Location: Ashland, Wisconsin, United States
Cook County, Minnesota
Ontonagon County, Michigan
Gogebic County, Michigan
Ashland County was formed on March 27, 1860, from La Pointe County. Ashland County was named in honor of the Lexington estate of Kentucky statesman Henry Clay, as one of the founders of the city of Ashland was an admirer of Clay. Its county seat is Ashland. The county has 13 Towns, 2 Cities, and 1 Village.