: Dated ca. 1930-1939, this photograph shows the Ashland County Fairgrounds, located on Claremont Avenue in Ashland, Ohio, which is home to the annual Ashland County Fair in September. Ashland County formed on February 24, 1846, and is located in the north-central portion of Ohio. The county seat and the largest population center is Ashland, with just over twenty-one thousand residents in 2000. The county is heavily rural, with farms comprising over sixty percent of Ashland County's 424 square miles. Ashland farmers rank fifth in oat production in Ohio and fourth in sheep raising. The next largest occupation is manufacturing, employing twenty-five percent of the county's work force. View on Ohio Memory.
: SA1039AV_B01F13_010 Subjects
: Expositions and fairs; Agriculture; Ashland County (Ohio)--History. Places
: Ashland (Ohio); Ashland County (Ohio)