Frankfort, Kentucky

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Class: 2
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1786-00-00
Incorporated: 1835-02-28
County: Franklin
Area Development BGADD
County Seat Yes

Interactive Map (Courtesy Kentucky Geography Network)

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Submitted By Robin Mattingly
Capitol back view in Spring
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Notes: Capital City of Kentucky. Formerly known as Frank's Ford, in honor of pioneer Stephen Frank, killed during an Indian attack on a salt-boiling party at the Ky. River crossing. Merged with South Frankfort 3/1/1850. 1990 population: 26,535
Population Estimates:
1990: 26967
1991: 27098
1992: 27350
1993: 27325
1994: 27120
1995: 27120
1996: 26970
1997: 26957
1998: 26932
1999: 26762
2000: 27778
2001: 27724
2002: 27615
2003: 27408
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  Chamber of Commerce
  City Website
  Downtown Website
  Frankfort/Franklin County Tourism
  Franklin County Genealogy
  Franklin County Genealogy
  Franklin County Genealogy

County Links:
  Franklin County PVA
Mayor 
Gippy Graham
Meeting Times: 
2nd Mon, Thu following 2nd Mon & 4th Mon 5:30 pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Website: 
www.frankfort-ky.gov
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 27,741   1990: 25,968   1980: 25,973   1970: 21,902


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2014-05-23  Deannexation  Ord. #4, 2014  MAPPABLE  Portion of Tract A owned by Buffalo Trace Distillery, Inc., located at the intersection of Fair Oaks Lane & Wilkinson Blvd: 5.48 acres
 2010-12-06  Resolution  28-2010  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance #16, 1989
 2010-12-06  Annexation  Ord. #16, 1989  MAPPABLE  Tract located along the SE r/w of Peaks Mill Road (aka Ky 1900): 75.7 acres
 2010-12-06  Resolution  27-2010  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 9-1989 amended by Ordinance 15-1989.
 2010-12-06  Annexation  Ord. #15, 1989  MAPPABLE  Amends Ord. #9 (1989). Annexes 222 acre tract along US 460 & r/w. Effective date March 17, 1989.
 2010-12-06  Annexation  Ord. #9, 1989  MAPPABLE  Adopted March 14, 1989; effective March 17, 1989. Repealed May 8, 1989.
 2007-12-12  Annexation Amendment  35-2007  MAPPABLE  Amends Ord. #32, 2006 Series, to correct property description of 92 acres
 2006-12-21  Annexation  32-2006  MAPPABLE  HBRD, LLC & Canty Tracts: US 60 & I-64 (90.54 acres)
 2005-10-20  Notification of Resignation & Appointment      City Commissioner
 2005-08-01  Notification of Vacancy & Appointment      County Attorney
 2005-02-11  Annexation  1-2005  MAPPABLE  along US 127: 13.986 acres
 2004-05-20  Resignation & Appointment      City Commissioner
 2003-01-21  Deannexation  30-2002  MAPPABLE  Northern Boundary of Bellepoint Subdivision to North of Clifty Dr.
 2002-02-22  Annexation  2-2002  MAPPABLE  
 2001-01-23  Deannexation  33-2000  MAPPABLE  
 1993-12-16  Annexation  Ord. #29, 1993 Series  MAPPABLE  
 1993-11-05  Annexation  Ord. #23, 1993 Series  MAPPABLE  
 1993-08-20  Annexation  Ord. #17, 1993 Series  MAPPABLE  
 1992-06-29  Census      Population: 26,535 (1990)
 1990-11-15  Annexation  Ord. #22, 1990 Series  MAPPABLE  
 1989-10-12  Annexation  Ord. #35, 1989 Series  MAPPABLE  
 1985-01-21  Deannexation  Ord. #5, 1985 Series  MAPPABLE  Trumbo Bottom
 1981-05-04  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE