About This Place
Ashland City is a town in Cheatham County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 3,641 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Cheatham County.
Ashland City is located at 36°16′5″N 87°3′18″W / 36.26806°N 87.055°W / 36.26806; -87.055 (36.267954, -87.054877). The city is situated in a bottomland along the northeast bank of the Cumberland River, a few miles upstream from the river's confluence with the Harpeth River. The Cheatham State Wildlife Management Area covers most of the hilly area on the opposite side of the Cumberland.
Ashland City is centered around the junction of Tennessee State Route 12, which connects the city with Nashville to the south and Clarksville to the northwest, and Tennessee State Route 49, which connects the city to Springfield and Kentucky to the northeast and Charlotte to the west.