Ashland (HM148L)

Location: Ashland, KY 41101 Boyd County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 28.724', W 82° 38.241'

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Settled by 1799 by members of the Poage family of Virginia. Known as Poage's Landing until named in 1854 for Henry Clay's Lexington estate, by the owners, Ky. Iron, Coal and Manufacturing Company. It engaged M. T. Hilton to lay out a town, then auctioned lots. City incorporated by act of Ky. Legislature, Feb. 23, 1856.

Presented by the City of Ashland
HM NumberHM148L
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1211
Year Placed1968
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 9:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 357180 N 4260203
Decimal Degrees38.47873333, -82.63735000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 28.724', W 82° 38.241'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 28' 43.44" N, 82° 38' 14.46" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1710-1740 Greenup Ave, Ashland KY 41101, US
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