Bardstown, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1788-12-02
Incorporated: 1838-02-12
County: Nelson
Area Development LTADD
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: Originally "Baird's town". See Virginia Land Patent (VA) 1696 & Preemption Warrant 801.
Population Estimates:
1990: 8005
1991: 8165
1992: 8352
1993: 8534
1994: 8679
1995: 8912
1996: 9092
1997: 9325
1998: 9501
1999: 9760
2000: 10375
2001: 10389
2002: 10403
2003: 10458
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  City Website
  Outdoor Drama
  Tourism Website

County Links:
  Nelson County PVA
Mayor 
J. Richard Heaton
Meeting Times: 
2nd & 4th Tue 7:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
Website: 
www.cityofbardstown.com
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 10,374   1990: 6,801   1980: 6,155   1970: 5,816


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2017-04-30  Notification of Appointment & Vacancy (TIFF) (PDF)      J. Richard Heaton was appointed Mayor thus creating a vacancy on the City Council
 2017-04-17  Notification of Vacancy (TIFF) (PDF)      Mayor (John Royalty)
 2017-01-17  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  B2016-16  MAPPABLE  LFL, LLC, Tract: 3050 E. John Rowan Boulevard (67.25 acres)
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 13,091
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 11,700
 2014-07-24  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
 2012-09-07  Annexation Amendment  B2012-19  MAPPABLE  Technical correction for Annexation Ordinance B2012-09
 2012-09-07  Annexation  B2012-09  MAPPABLE  Tract located on the south side of Templin Avenue about 3 miles west of Ky 245-US 31E intersection: 115.16 acres
 2012-09-07  Annexation Amendment  B2012-18  MAPPABLE  Technical correction for Annexation Ordinance B2012-08
 2012-09-07  Annexation  B2012-08  MAPPABLE  Tract located on the north side of Bloomfield Rd at the intersection of Woodlawn Rd: 57.0 acres
 2012-01-04  Resolution  2011-12  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 133
 2012-01-04  Annexation  133  MAPPABLE  Clarifies portion of KRS 81.045 filing. Five parcels: 27.47a; 66.60a; 25.60a; 1.74a; & 0.60a.
 2011-12-28  Annexation  B2011-21  MAPPABLE  Heaven Hill, Bypass Properties, Ballard, Downs, & Barlow Tract: west side Ky 245 (563.68 acres)
 2011-12-28  Annexation  B2011-20  MAPPABLE  HC Holdings, LLC, Tract & Corridor: Ky 245 (10.96 acres)
 2011-12-27  Resolution  2011-18  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 468
 2011-12-27  Annexation  468  MAPPABLE  Tract adjoins Templin Avenue: 34.44 acres
 2011-12-19  Resolution  2011-13  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 209
 2011-12-19  Annexation  209  MAPPABLE  Three parcels: 80.98 acres; 34.3 acres; & 93.16 acres
 2011-12-16  Resolution  2011-19  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 481
 2011-12-16  Annexation  481  MAPPABLE  Tract located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Nutter Drive & Withrow Court: 25.53 acres
 2011-12-16  Resolution  2011-17  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 460
 2011-12-16  Annexation  460  MAPPABLE  Tract located along John Rowan Blvd & R J Corman Railroad: 13.42 acres
 2011-12-16  Resolution  2011-16  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 440
 2011-12-16  Annexation  440  MAPPABLE  Tract located between John Rowan Blvd & R J Corman Railroad: 49.67 acres
 2011-12-16  Resolution  2011-15  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 258
 2011-12-16  Annexation  258  MAPPABLE  Pine Village Drive Tract: 25.8 acres
 2011-12-16  Resolution  2011-14  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 255
 2011-12-16  Annexation  255  MAPPABLE  Tract located opposite Withrow Court along US 31E: 118.87 acres
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-02  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 245
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-08  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 416
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-11  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 600
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-10  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 441
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-03  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 256
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-04  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 342
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-01  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 219
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-05  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 366
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-09  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 433
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-07  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 399
 2010-01-18  Resolution  2010-06  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 384
 2009-12-30  Annexation  245  MAPPABLE  west r/o/w US 62 & south r/o/w R.J. Corman Railroad: 50.83 acres
 2009-12-30  Annexation  416  MAPPABLE  west r/o/w US 62 & south r/o/w Old Bloomfield Pike: 321.59 acres
 2009-12-30  Annexation  600  MAPPABLE  Tract located 0.75 miles SW of the intersection of Ky 1430 (aka Templin Ave) & Windsor Ave: 2.58a.
 2009-12-30  Annexation  441  MAPPABLE  near Caney Fork Road: 25.10 acres
 2009-12-30  Annexation  256  MAPPABLE  south of the intersection of US 31-E & Ky 245: 16.60 acres
 2009-12-30  Annexation  342  MAPPABLE  north side of Templin Avenue (Ky 1430): 227.71 acres
 2009-12-30  Annexation  219  MAPPABLE  Sutherland Lane Tract: 77.88 acres
 2009-12-30  Annexation  366  MAPPABLE  Tract located near Old Bloomfield Road: 1.61 acres
 2009-12-30  Annexation  433  MAPPABLE  north of Ky 245 & west of US 62: 175.02 acres
 2009-12-30  Annexation  399  MAPPABLE  near the intersection of Ky 245 & US 31E: 130.68 acres
 2009-12-30  Annexation  384  MAPPABLE  east side of US 31E: 18.38 acres
 2008-06-30  Annexation Amendment & Clarification  B2008-10  MAPPABLE  Amends Annexation Ordinance B2007-26 & clarifies Ordinance B2008-02.
 2008-06-30  Annexation Amendment  B2008-02  MAPPABLE  Amends Annexation Ordinance No. B2007-26.
 2008-06-30  Annexation  B2007-26  MAPPABLE  Nelson Fiscal Court Tract: SE R/W Bluegrass Parkway (400 acres)
 2008-06-23  Annexation Amendment  B2008-11  MAPPABLE  Amends Annexation Amendment B2007-29 & repeals Ordinance 2008-03.
 2008-06-23  Annexation Amendment  B2008-03  MAPPABLE  Amends description for Annexation Ordinance B2007-29.
 2008-06-23  Annexation  B2007-29  MAPPABLE  E of BG Parkway & either side of Parkway Drive: 7.58 acres
 2008-03-14  Annexation  B2007-27  MAPPABLE  E of BG Parkway, N of US 150 & S of Ky 605: 111.25 acres
 2006-02-17  Annexation  B2005-39  MAPPABLE  Town & Country Bank Tract: SW right-of-way, KY 245 (0.83 acres)
 2006-01-20  Annexation  B2005-37  MAPPABLE  near Spencer Mattingly Road: 137 acres
 2006-01-20  Annexation  B2005-38  MAPPABLE  Along the NE Right-of-Way of KY 245: 19+ acres.
 2006-01-20  Annexation  B2005-40  MAPPABLE  Filiatreau & Wimsett Tract: US 62 & KY 605 (1.46 acres)
 2005-08-05  Annexation  B2005-21  MAPPABLE  Tract along Ky 245: 180 acres
 2005-05-16  Annexation  B2005-14  MAPPABLE  29.37 acres East of US 31E
 2005-04-14  Annexation  B2005-10  MAPPABLE  26.7 acres East side of Plum Run Road
 2005-02-07  Annexation  B2005-03  MAPPABLE  310.83 acres SW of US 31E
 2005-01-11  Annexation  823  MAPPABLE  6.3 acres near Filiatreau Lane
 2004-10-07  Annexation  813  MAPPABLE  517.6 acres near Filiatreau Lane
 2004-02-23  Annexation  797  MAPPABLE  
 2004-01-30  Annexation  794  MAPPABLE  
 2000-08-29  Annexation  700  MAPPABLE  
 1998-11-06  Annexation  656  MAPPABLE  
 1997-01-06  Annexation  618  MAPPABLE  
 1997-01-06  Annexation  600  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1997-01-06  Annexation  599  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1997-01-06  Annexation  598  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1997-01-06  Annexation  569  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1997-01-06  Annexation  507  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1996-02-12  Annexation  600  MAPPABLE  
 1996-01-12  Annexation  599  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1996-01-12  Annexation  598  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1996-01-12  Annexation  569  MAPPABLE  
 1995-12-29  Annexation  599  MAPPABLE  
 1995-12-29  Annexation  598  MAPPABLE  
 1992-08-14  Annexation  507  MAPPABLE  
 1981-04-28  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE