Harrodsburg, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1785-10-00
Incorporated: 1836-03-01
County: Mercer
Area Development BGADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: Mayor - Commission
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): No

Interactive Map (Courtesy Kentucky Geography Network)

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Submitted By Harrodsburg/Mercer Co. Tourism Commission
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Notes: Founded 6/16/1774. Originally called Harrod's Town or Oldtown. Named for Capt. James Harrod, pioneer settler. County seat of Kentucky County, Virginia.
Population Estimates:
1990: 7397
1991: 7437
1992: 7532
1993: 7555
1994: 7592
1995: 7718
1996: 7793
1997: 7824
1998: 7907
1999: 7954
2000: 8011
2001: 7988
2002: 8014
2003: 8085
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  Chamber of Commerce
  Cooperative Extension Service
  County Website
  Fort Harrod State Park
  Harrodsburg Historical Society
  James Harrod Trust
  National Register of Historic Places
  Newspaper Website
  Obituaries
  Public Library
  Shaker Village
  Tourism Website

County Links:
  Mercer County Genealogy
  Mercer County PVA
Mayor 
Eddie Long
Meeting Times: 
2nd & 4th Tue 5:30pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 8,014   1990: 7,335   1980: 7,265   1970: 6,741


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: 8,394
 2016-03-16  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  2016-01  MAPPABLE  Anderson Tract: 1100 Danville Road (0.59 acres)
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 8,340
 2014-07-24  Declaration (TIFF) (PDF)  pursuant to HB 331 (2014)    Acknowledgment of Reclassification (Home Rule), Statement of Form of Government (Mayor-Commission), Name of City, & Year of Incorporation
 2009-07-27  Governor's Appointment  Executive Order #2009-0721    County Judge Executive: Milward Dedman
 2009-02-20  Annexation  2008-16  MAPPABLE  Chilton Tract: US 127 South (1.077 acres)
 2008-11-14  Annexation  2008-9  MAPPABLE  Lawson Tract: Old Danville Road (0.745 acres)
 2008-11-14  Annexation  2008-8  MAPPABLE  Job Master Rental, Inc., Tract: US 127 (0.939 acres)
 2007-10-02  Annexation  2007-22  MAPPABLE  Butler, Kidd, Robbins, Mercer Host LLC, & Commonwealth of Ky: west US 127 (19.225a)
 2006-11-17  Annexation  2006-18  MAPPABLE  3 Parcels, Multiple Owners: E & W Beaumont Ave (9.327 acres)
 2006-08-21  Annexation  2006-13  MAPPABLE  RDL Enterprises, LLC, Tracts: w side of Shewmaker Lane (2.023 acres & 3.254 acres)
 2006-05-24  Annexation  2006-4  MAPPABLE  Thompson, Ballard, Curtsinger, Rowland Trust, St Andrews Ch & Germann Trust Tract: US 127S (99.863a)
 2006-05-24  Annexation  2006-5  MAPPABLE  Long, Bradshaw, Whitenack, Moore & Worthington Tracts: US 127 South (0.606a & 243.571a)
 2006-03-06  Annexation  2006-2  MAPPABLE  Escalade Properties, LLC, Tract: west side of US 127 (39.817 acres)
 2005-11-14  Governor's Appointment  Executive Order #2005-1246    Magistrate: 6th District
 2005-09-21  Annexation  2005-12  MAPPABLE  Inman Tract: 35.988 acres
 2005-05-12  Annexation  2005-2  MAPPABLE  Sawyer & Edwards: 12.338 acres
 2005-05-12  Annexation  2005-4  MAPPABLE  Carlos Lane Tract: 72.11 acres
 2005-05-12  Annexation  2005-3  MAPPABLE  Comm of Ky & EMRMC: 16.545 acres
 2005-01-27  Annexation  2004-19  MAPPABLE  N of KY 598 & W of US 127: 55.748 acres
 2004-12-10  Annexation  2004-18  MAPPABLE  Baker, Kirkland, & McGlone: 126.21 acres
 2004-12-10  Annexation  2004-17  MAPPABLE  Claunch Tract: 6.134 acres
 2004-12-10  Annexation  2004-13  MAPPABLE  Conover & Landrum Tracts: 157.38 acres
 2004-07-23  Annexation  2004-4  MAPPABLE  Wilmott Tract: 14.046 acres (US 127W)
 2003-09-25  Governor's Appointment  Executive Order #2003-965    County Judge
 2003-04-25  Annexation  2003-3  MAPPABLE  
 2001-10-26  Annexation  2001-9  MAPPABLE  
 2001-10-26  Annexation  2001-8  MAPPABLE  
 1999-07-15  Annexation  1999-6  MAPPABLE  
 1999-07-09  Annexation  1999-5  MAPPABLE  
 1998-07-14  Resignation  Filed w/ Gov. Exec. Orders    2 vacancies on Board of Education
 1997-04-02  Annexation  1997-2  MAPPABLE  
 1996-12-27  Annexation  1996-16  MAPPABLE  
 1996-11-06  Annexation  1996-2  MAPPABLE  
 1995-11-29  Annexation  1995-12  MAPPABLE  
 1994-03-17  Annexation  1992-22  MAPPABLE  
 1994-03-17  Annexation  1990-11  MAPPABLE  
 1994-03-17  Annexation  1988-5  MAPPABLE  
 1994-03-17  Annexation  1988-4  MAPPABLE  
 1994-03-17  Annexation  Court Order - 3 Parcels  MAPPABLE  
 1987-09-29  Annexation  1987-11  MAPPABLE  
 1987-09-29  Annexation  1986-7  MAPPABLE  Freeman Tract: Eminence Avenue (29.7 acres)
 1987-09-29  Annexation  1983-2  MAPPABLE  
 1987-09-29  Annexation  1985-2  MAPPABLE  
 1987-09-29  Annexation  1985-12  MAPPABLE  
 1987-09-29  Annexation  1982-07  MAPPABLE  
 1987-09-29  Annexation  1980-03  MAPPABLE  
 1987-09-29  Annexation  1980-02  MAPPABLE  
 1987-09-29  Annexation  1987-10  MAPPABLE  
 1981-04-27  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1980-09-02  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE