Franklin, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1820-11-02
County: Simpson
Area Development BRADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: City Manager
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): Yes

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Notes: Named in honor of Benjamin Franklin, American statesman.
Population Estimates:
1990: 7677
1991: 7797
1992: 7859
1993: 7877
1994: 7975
1995: 8049
1996: 8066
1997: 8060
1998: 8217
1999: 8264
2000: 8111
2001: 8129
2002: 8057
2003: 8009
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website

County Links:
  Simpson County PVA
Mayor 
Vacant
Meeting Times: 
2nd & 4th Mon 6:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Website: 
www.cityoffranklin.com
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 7,996   1990: 7,607   1980: 7,738   1970: 6,553


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2017-11-06  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  2017-018  MAPPABLE  Consented portions of the Lewis Memorial, Inc., tract along US 31W & portions of US 31W right-of-way: 274.25 acres
 2017-10-27  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  2017-016  MAPPABLE  Tracts owned by South Street, LLC, and consented portions of US 31W, Ky 1008, & CSX Railroad: 46.82 total acres
 2016-11-14  Resolution (TIFF) (PDF)  K-2016  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 110.30-A (8-89)
 2016-11-14  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  110.30-A (8-89)  MAPPABLE  Tract located between US 31W & CSX Railroad: 111.06 acres
 2016-10-24  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  2016-013  MAPPABLE  Tract located on US 31-W & Ky 1008: 67.85 acres
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 8,787
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 8,408
 2015-03-27  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  2015-006  MAPPABLE  Tract owned by CSX Railroad, Petersen & Associates, LLC, & Summers Hunt Farm, LLC: Kenny Perry Drive (10.46 acres)
 2014-08-29  Annexation  110.80-08-2014  MAPPABLE  Franklin-Simpson Industrial Authority Tract: 1825 & 1871 Industrial Bypass Road (7.37 acres)
 2014-07-28  Declaration (TIFF) (PDF)  pursuant to HB 331 (2014)    Acknowledgment of Reclassification (Home Rule), Statement of Form of Government (City Manager), Name of City, & Year of Incorporation
 2013-10-28  Annexation  110.80-10-2013  MAPPABLE  Tract located along US 31W, south of I-65 (Exit 2), near the Kentucky-Tennessee State Line: 173.80 acres
 2012-05-12  Annexation  110.80-04-2012  MAPPABLE  Premier Transportation Tract: 4981 Nashville Road (2.00 acres)
 2011-07-08  Annexation  110.70-6-2011  MAPPABLE  Citizens First Bank Tract: Ky 1008 & Ky 1171 (3.66 acres)
 2011-06-23  Annexation  110.80-08-2007  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing. Tract located along U.S. 31W to Tennessee State Line: 1028.17 acres.
 2011-06-23  Resolution  G-2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 110.05A-2007
 2011-06-23  Annexation  110.05A-2007  MAPPABLE  a portion of J & S Development, LLC, Tract & J. Jones Builders, LLC, Tract: US 31W (43.09 acres)
 2010-11-07  Annexation  110.80-07-2007  MAPPABLE  Tractor Supply Co. Tract & R/W: US 31W aka Nashville Road (5.02 acres)
 2010-11-07  Annexation  110.80-03-2007  MAPPABLE  a portion of the former Francis Chaney Tract: US 31W aka Nashville Rd & r/w (43.63 acres)
 2010-11-04  Annexation  110.80-4-2005  MAPPABLE  a portion of Garvins, LLC, Tract: Ky 100 on the easterly side of I-65 (504.14 acres)
 2010-11-04  Annexation  110.80-09-2008  MAPPABLE  Tract 1: north side of Ky 100 aka Scottsville Rd (90.61a). Tract 2: Ky 585 west of I-65 (44.41a)
 2010-11-01  Annexation  110.80-2005  MAPPABLE  a portion of Garvin's, LLC, Tract: Ky 100 on the westerly side of I-65 (277.91 acres)
 2010-11-01  Annexation  110.80-08-2009  MAPPABLE  Young Tract: US 31W (127.93 acres)
 2010-11-01  Annexation  110.71-2003  MAPPABLE  Industrial Board Tracts (Phases II & III): 264.58 acres
 2010-08-30  Annexation  110.80-11-2005  MAPPABLE  Cottage Grove Subdivision: U.S. 31W (17.49 acres)
 2010-08-30  Annexation  110.80-05-2010  MAPPABLE  near the intersection of Peden Mill Road & U.S. 31W: 281.17 acres
 2010-08-04  Annexation  110.80-1-2006  MAPPABLE  Willows Subdivision: Ky 1008 (26.29 acres)
 2009-09-03  Notification of Vacancy      Mayor
 2009-01-20  Notification of Vacancy & Appointment      City Commissioner
 2008-10-24  Annexation  110.80-10-2008  MAPPABLE  Ford & Carpenter Tract: US 31W (289.04 acres)
 2007-10-15  Annexation  110.80-08-2007  MAPPABLE  US 31W South to the Tennessee State Line: 1028.17 acres
 2006-06-13  Annexation  110.80-8-2005  MAPPABLE  Yokley Tract: U.S. 31W (139.61 acres)
 2006-06-13  Annexation  110.80-3-2006  MAPPABLE  Ditmore Ford Rd between Drakes Creek & Ky 1008: 272.215 acres
 2006-06-13  Annexation  110.70-2005  MAPPABLE  Madison Tract & R/W: U.S. Route 31W (1.26 acres)
 2003-02-14  Annexation  110.72-2002  MAPPABLE  
 2001-07-06  Annexation  110.71-2001  MAPPABLE  
 2001-05-14  Annexation  110.70-2000  MAPPABLE  
 2000-09-29  Annexation Amendment  110.69-2000A  MAPPABLE  
 2000-09-29  Annexation  110.69-2000  MAPPABLE  
 1999-09-30  Annexation  110.68-1999  MAPPABLE  
 1999-03-22  Annexation  110.67-1999  MAPPABLE  
 1998-10-28  Annexation  110.66-9-14-1998  MAPPABLE  
 1998-07-13  Annexation  110.65-5-18-1998  MAPPABLE  
 1981-04-30  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE