Map and Directions to Clay County, Alabama
Less than a 2 hour drive from Atlanta, Columbus, Birmingham, and Montgomery
Getting to Clay County is quick and easy! You can be enjoying our mountains, lakes, recreation, beauty, and fun in no time at all.
From the Air: Private aircraft can use the Ashland Lineville Airport 26A. Learn more about our airport.
From Atlanta: Take I-20 West to Alabama Exit 199, AL State Hwy 9. Turn left across the bridge (south) continue on AL Hwy 9 for 25 miles. Enjoy the beautiful ride through our countryside.
From Birmingham via I-20: Take I-20 East toward Atlanta. Take exit 168 AL Hwy 77 to Talladega. Continue on AL Hwy 77 through Talladega, AL, stay on Hwy 77 to Ashland, AL – about 40 miles.
From Birmingham via US Hwy 280: Take US Hwy 280 East toward Sylcauga for about 25 miles. Go through all town Sylcauga via AL-38 E/AL-53 S/US-231. Go to AL Hwy 148, turn right. Continue on AL Hwy 48 for 20 miles as you cross over the beautiful Talladega Mountains via Bull Gap. AL Hwy 148 dead ends into AL Hwy 9 at Millerville, AL. Left on Hwy 9 takes you to Ashland, AL.
From Montgomery: Take Al 9/US 231 from the north of Montgomery. At Wetumpka, stay on AL 9 all the way to Ashland, Alabama. Great ride through beautiful countryside.
From Columbus, GA: Take US Hwy 280 West to Dadeville, AL. Turn right onto AL Hwy 49. Be sure to stop in at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park right after you cross the Tallapoosa River. Contine on AL Hwy 49, short stint on AL Hwy 22 through New Site then continue on AL Hwy 49 to Lineville, AL – about 35 miles from AL Hwy 280.
Visit our Chamber Office and Welcome Center!
Our Chamber office and official Alabama Regional Information Center is loaded with even more information about Clay County, east Alabama, the Talladega National Forest, R.L. Harris Reservoir (Lake Wedowee), the Piedmont Plateau Birding Trail, and much more. Our contact info and office location:
Tiffany Young, Executive Director
Physical: 85588 Highway 9, Ashland, AL 36251
Mailing: P.O. Box 85 Lineville, AL 36266
Our office is open Mo – Tu – Th – Fr: 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. We also have an information kiosk located in the Clay County Historic Court House on the Square in Ashland, Alabama.