Ash is a community in Brunswick County, North Carolina. It falls within the Wilmington Metro Area, and had a population of 5,271 in 2011.
Professional occupations, financial operations and production of goods and services are the major commercial activities here. Farming and related activites also contribute to the local economy. The cost of living here is 3.40% lower than the country average.
The town gets 54 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 115. Snowfall is about 2 inches per year.