Ashland is a town in Benton County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 569 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Benton County. Ashland was incorporated on March 8, 1871, and has a Mayor-Aldermen form of government. Mitch Carroll is the 28th mayor of Ashland.
Ashland is the birthplace of Bill Renick, a 2007 candidate for governor of Mississippi. Willie Mitchell, Memphis musician, owner of Hi Records, and producer of Al Green, are also from Ashland.
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