Barbourville, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1812-01-06
Incorporated: 1854-03-10
County: Knox
Area Development CVADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: Mayor - Council
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): Yes

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Notes: Re-incorporated: February 27, 1856. Named for James Barbour, landowner. Declaration of Reclassification states year of incorporation as 1890.
Population Estimates:
1990: 3732
1991: 3802
1992: 3851
1993: 3840
1994: 3953
1995: 3994
1996: 4004
1997: 4011
1998: 4048
1999: 4052
2000: 3587
2001: 3524
2002: 3505
2003: 3493
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  City Merchants
  City Website

County Links:
  Knox County PVA
Mayor 
David Thompson
Meeting Times: 
1st Thu after 1st Mon 7:30pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Website: 
www.barbourville.com
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 3,589   1990: 3,658   1980: 3,333   1970: 3,549


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2016-07-05  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  2016-10  MAPPABLE  Bimble Shell-Friendly Mart, LLC, Tract: 45 Ky 1304 (2.02 acres)
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 3,174
 2016-04-25  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  2016-5  MAPPABLE  Heidrick One Stop, LLC: 252 N. Ky 11 (2.66 acres)
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 3,165
 2014-08-11  Declaration (TIFF) (PDF)  pursuant to HB 331 (2014)    Acknowledgment of Reclassification (Home Rule), Statement of Form of Government (Mayor-Council), Name of City, & Year of Incorporation
 2014-03-13  Notification of Vacancy      Mayor
 2013-07-09  Administrative Order  CHFS 13-07 dated June 28, 2013    Creation of the Knox County Hospital District pursuant to KRS 216.320. Filing includes Ordinance 20130624-1 adopted by the Knox County Fiscal Court.
 2012-12-13  Annexation  2012-9  MAPPABLE  Cole Tract: 415 Ky 225 (1.53 acres)
 2010-06-30  Annexation  2010-3  MAPPABLE  Finalizes Intent Ordinance 1995-2. Cain Tract: US 25E & Tremco Rd (1.2258 acres)
 2009-12-17  Resolution  2009-22  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 2004-1
 2009-12-17  Annexation  2004-1  MAPPABLE  Mavetta Swope Tract: Terell Lane (0.239a)
 2009-12-17  Resolution  2009-21  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1999-2
 2009-12-17  Annexation  1999-2  MAPPABLE  Mills Tract: Whitesburg Road (1.389 acres)
 2009-12-17  Resolution  2009-20  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1998-8
 2009-12-17  Annexation  1998-8  MAPPABLE  Senters Tract: waters of Fighting Creek east of Whitesburg Road (0.228a)
 2009-12-17  Resolution  2009-19  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1998-7
 2009-12-17  Annexation  1998-7  MAPPABLE  Senters Tract: waters of Fighting Creek east of Whitesburg Road (1 acre)
 2009-12-17  Resolution  2009-18  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1998-6
 2009-12-17  Annexation  1998-6  MAPPABLE  Poff Tract: east side of Whitesburg Road (1.046 acres)
 2009-12-17  Resolution  2009-17  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1998-10
 2009-12-17  Annexation  1998-10  MAPPABLE  Young Tract: Ky 225 & Old Pineville Road (0.551a)
 2009-12-17  Resolution  2009-16  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1998-5
 2009-12-17  Annexation  1998-5  MAPPABLE  Downing Tract: east of Whitesburg Road (0.48a)
 2009-12-17  Resolution  2009-15  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1996-7
 2009-12-17  Annexation  1996-7  MAPPABLE  City of Barbourville Utility Commission Tract: US 25E & Ky 11 (8.128 acres)
 2009-12-17  Resolution  2009-14  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1996-6
 2009-12-17  Annexation  1996-6  MAPPABLE  City of Barbourville Utility Commission Tract: Ky 225 a/k/a Artemus Road (150.508 acres)
 2009-09-01  Resolution  2009-11  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 2004-3
 2009-09-01  Annexation  2004-3  MAPPABLE  Knox County Board of Education Tract: US 25E & Goodin Branch Road (73.378 acres)
 2009-09-01  Resolution  2009-9  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1998-4
 2009-09-01  Annexation  1998-4  MAPPABLE  Sprinkles & Bruner Tract: Whitesburg Road (101.164 acres)
 2009-09-01  Resolution  2009-8  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1995-7
 2009-09-01  Annexation  1995-7  MAPPABLE  Cooper Tract: US 25E (1.008 acres)
 2009-09-01  Resolution  2009-10  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1998-9
 2009-09-01  Annexation  1998-9  MAPPABLE  Knox County Hospital Tract: between Petersburg Rd & Truehaft Blvd (29.611 acres)
 2009-04-30  Resolution  2009-4  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1998-11
 2009-04-30  Annexation  1998-11  MAPPABLE  Cain Tract: east r/o/w Truehaft Blvd (1.731 acres)
 2009-04-30  Resolution  2009-3  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 1997-2
 2009-04-30  Annexation  1997-2  MAPPABLE  Hall Tract: east r/o/w US 25E (1.361 acres)
 2009-04-30  Resolution  2009-2  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 2004-2
 2009-04-30  Annexation  2004-2  MAPPABLE  Knox County Board of Education Tract: Ky 11 South/Davis Bend Road (12.8 acres)
 2001-01-25  Vacancy & Appointment      Mayor
 1995-06-30  Intent to Annex  1995-2  UNMAPPABLE  Finalized by Annexation Ordinance 2010-3
 1981-05-21  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE