Ashland's Demographics

The Ashland Fire department operates out of two fire stations, Station 1 located at 151 Main St which houses two firefighters. For Emergencies they respond in either an engine or an ambulance depending on the nature of the call. Station 2 at 70 Cedar St is the Administrative Offices, and is staffed with the Chief. a Captain, a Lieutenant, three firefighters and a dispatcher.

Coordinates: 42°15′40″N 71°27′50″W

Country: United States

State: Massachusetts

County: Middlesex

Settled 1750

Incorporated 1846

Government Type: Open town meeting

Town Manager: Michael Herbert

 • Total
12.9 sq. mi (33.5 km2)
 • Land
12.4 sq. mi (32.2 km2)
 • Water
0.5 sq. mi (1.2 km2)

Elevation: 188 ft (57 m)

Population (2020)
 • Total
 • Density
1,274.8/sq. mi (490.9/km2)

Time zone: UTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)
UTC-4 (Eastern)

ZIP code: 01721

Area code(s): 508 / 774

FIPS code: 25-02130

GNIS feature ID: 0619394

NFIRS#: 17014


Total Calls for Service in 2021 was 2,521* (Statistically around 60% Medical Calls, 40% Fire Related, includes mutual aid responses.).