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Housing in Clay County, Alabama

Living in Clay County is affordable. Our county makes it possible for residents to enjoy a high quality of life, allowing them to take advantage of all that living in Clay County has to offer.
  • Estimated Median Mortgage
  • Estimated Median Rent
  • Estimated Median Value of Owner-Occupied Units

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2014-2018 5-Year American Community Survey Table DP05: Demographic and Housing Estimates

Estimated Housing Tenure

  • Total Occupied Housing Units
  • Owner-Occupied
  • Renter-Occupied



Ashland has a population of 2,037 and is the county seat of Clay County. Known as the “City of Friends,” Ashland is proud of its small town atmosphere and offers many features found in much larger areas. Ashland’s community spirit is seen at all walks of life: from excellent public schools to a newly remodeled library, as well as a community hospital, wellness center, nursing home and senior center. Ashland supports a very active county-wide Arts League and offers churches of many denominations.

Local industries include Tru-Wood Cabinets, Koch Foods, and Wellborn Cabinets located just outside the city as well as the Honda plant located in nearby Lincoln.


The City of Lineville Alabama is a small town with unique qualities. The city motto is “Scenic Cross Roads Of East Alabama.” Lineville is located only ten miles from the beautiful Cheaha State Park, which is host to approximately 300,000 visitors each year. 

Local industries include John-Co Truss, Inc., Lineville Building Supply, AltaPointe Health, Brown’s Concrete & Construction, Inc., with Ashland’s manufacturing industries located nearby.