Welcome to Historic Ashland, Nebraska!
The Ashland area is a thriving community with approximately 2,600 residents, located in southeast Saunders County. The town of Ashland offers safe neighborhoods and a "small town" atmosphere that welcomes visitors and new residents.
Ashland provides a wide variety of stores, specialty shops, restaurants and services. It has an outstanding school system and several active churches.
The Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries is located in the Ashland area, which offers camping and retreats for thousands of children and young adults each year.
Ashland is also home to a very active National Guard base called "Camp Ashland", which is situated next to the Platte River. Over 70,000 national guardsmen are trained at this base each year.
The Ashland area sits on top of one of the highest quality aquifers in the state. Both Omaha and Lincoln have significant pumping stations in the Ashland area, which draw millions of gallons of water each day.
The Historic U.S. Route 6 highway runs through the Ashland area, which is the longest highway ever established in the United States.