Clay County is located in east Alabama and centrally located in the greater southeast region. The county is a short distance from Birmingham, Montgomery, Atlanta, and Columbus, and two international airports.
- AL-9, AL-77, AL-49, AL-148
- US 431 (15 miles to Wedowee)
- I-20 via AL-9 (26.2 miles)
- I-20 via US 431 (26.5 miles)
- I-20 via AL-77 (35 miles)
- US 280 (30 miles)
- I-459 (66 miles)
Clay County offers CSX rail service, a leading supplier of rail-based freight transportation in North America. There are also Norfolk Southern intermodal centers located in nearby Birmingham, AL and Austell, GA (near Atlanta).
Ports & Waterways
Port facilities are available at the Alabama State Port located in Mobile, AL (246 miles from Ashland, AL), the Savannah, GA Port (353 miles from Ashland, AL) and the Brunswick, GA Port (378 miles from Ashland, AL).
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Clay County is under a two-hour drive away from the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
Clay County is a short distance away from the state’s largest airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama.