Ashland is the largest city in and the county seat of Clark County, Kansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 867. It lies along what was once a military road from Fort Dodge to the north and Fort Supply in the Indian Territory to the south. The Big Basin Prairie Preserve and St. Jacob's Well are the two popular spots in the city.
The city population predominantly comprises White Americans. A small percentage of the population are people of Hispanic origin.