Grayson, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1844-02-06
Incorporated: 1860-02-22
County: Carter
Area Development FIVCO
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: Named for family of Col. William Grayson, landowners. Col. Grayson was aide-de-camp to Gen. George Washington during Revolutionary War. 1980 population: 3,423
Population Estimates:
1990: 3785
1991: 3855
1992: 3906
1993: 3989
1994: 4033
1995: 4100
1996: 4146
1997: 4199
1998: 4262
1999: 4308
2000: 3886
2001: 3878
2002: 3979
2003: 3980
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  Carter County Genealogy
  Carter County Genealogy
  City Website

County Links:
  Carter County PVA
Mayor 
George Steele
Meeting Times: 
1st Tue 6:30pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 7:00am-4:00pm
Website: 
www.graysonky.net
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 3,877   1990: 3,510   1980: 3,423   1970: 2,184


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 4,058
 2015-10-29  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  09-2015  MAPPABLE  Finalized Intent Ordinance 04-2015. Tract known as 4-U Fitness: located near Interstate Drive & Bellefonte Drive (0.864 acres).
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 4,217
 2014-11-14  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  10-2013  MAPPABLE  Benjamin Rice Tract: west side of Ky 1 & Ky 7 (3.103 acres)
 2014-10-22  Resolution Correcting KRS 81.045 Filing  06-2014  MAPPABLE  Removes 76.737 acres east of Green Acres Subdivision (annexed in 1966) and south of the McDavid Tract (Ordinance 07-2014 annexed in 2014).
 2014-09-11  Annexation  07-2014  MAPPABLE  McDavid Tract: north side of East River Road (5.468 acres)
 2014-09-11  Annexation  01-2014  MAPPABLE  Fowler Tract: north side of Midland Trail (1.441 acres)
 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
 2011-12-08  Annexation  10-2011  MAPPABLE  GPDC, LLC, Tract: near Interstate Drive (1.56 acres)
 2011-02-23  Annexation  17-2010  MAPPABLE  Tract located off US 60, Meadowview Road & 5th Street (53.36 acres)
 2011-01-27  Annexation  16-2010  MAPPABLE  Tract known as Saints John and Elizabeth Mission of Grayson: southern r/w Ky 1947 (2.53a)
 2011-01-27  KRS 81.045 Clarification    MAPPABLE  Map depicts Rolling Hills area in better detail than original filing.
 2010-11-03  Annexation  13-2010  MAPPABLE  Community Presence, Inc. Tract: south side of Ky 3297 aka Midland Trail (10.46a)
 2007-07-17  Notification of Vacancy      City Council Member
 2006-10-02  Deannexation & Annexation  17-2003  MAPPABLE  Dnx: Interstate Dr W, 43.572a & E, 64.38a. Anx: Interstate Dr W, 23.666a & E, 10.11a
 2005-11-03  Governor's Appointment  Executive Order 2005-1218  MAPPABLE  Magistrate for the First District
 2001-06-27  Intent to Annex  6-2001  UNMAPPABLE  
 1998-09-03  Annexation  1-1998  MAPPABLE  
 1997-05-22  Annexation  11-1997  MAPPABLE  
 1995-10-25  Annexation  15-1995  MAPPABLE  
 1991-10-22  Annexation  One Tract  MAPPABLE  
 1990-07-10  Annexation  One Tract  MAPPABLE  
 1988-12-12  Annexation  One Tract  MAPPABLE  
 1988-12-12  Annexation  Two Tracts  MAPPABLE  
 1981-04-20  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE  Includes past Annexations