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TENNESSEE-
ASHLAND CITY
, TN- 9/15/98

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ASHLAND CITY, TENNESSEE

 

HISTORY of ASHLAND CITY
City organized on 50 acres of land in1856
Named after the abundance of ash trees
Incorporated in 1859

 

DOWNTOWN ASHLAND CITY

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CHEATHAM COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Located on this three-acre site, the original 42' x 38' brick structure was completed in 1869 at a cost of $12,000.  The first floor offices and the courtroom on the second floor of the original structure are still in use today.   The front addition, designed by architect R E Turbeville, was added in 1914 at a cost of $25,000.  On December 12, 1976, the courthouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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A two-story frame courthouse was completed on the corner of Main and Cumberland Streets in 1858
First permanent courthouse was built in 1869
It was built on a 300 x 600 foot lot in downtown Ashland City
The original brick building was 42 x 48 feet and of classic Georgian design
The building cost $12,000 and contained a courtroom and county offices
The original portion of the courthouse is still in use today
An addition was added at a cost of $25,000 in 1914

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Cheatham County Courthouse
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Senior Citizens Center Downtown Ashland City

 

HISTORIC HOMES in ASHLAND CITY
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CHURCHES in ASHLAND CITY
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Ashland City Church of Christ Ashland City First Baptist Church Ashland City Free Will Baptist Church
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Ashland City Seventh Day Adventist Church Ashland City United Methodist Church First Assembly of God Church
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First Church of Nazarene St Paul AME Church United Pentecostal Church

 

CEMETERIES in ASHLAND CITY
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Forest Hill Cemetery

 

SCHOOLS in ASHLAND CITY
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Ashland City Elementary School Ashland City Primary School

 

POST OFFICE in ASHLAND CITY

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Ashland City Post Office

 

HOSPITALS in ASHLAND CITY
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Cheatham Medical Center Hillcrest Nursing Home

 

PARKS in ASHLAND CITY

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Picnic Area
Soccer Field
Tennis Courts (Four Lighted)
Walk/Jog Track

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Picnic Area
Playground
Basketball Court
Ball Fields
Ashland City Park Ashland City Municipal Park
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Picnic Area
Soccer Field
Volleyball Court
Ashland City Girls Softball Association Park Riverbluff Park

 

STATISTICS for ASHLAND CITY
1960 1,400
1970 2,027
1980 2,329
1990 2,552
POPULATION of ASHLAND CITY

 

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