Hawesville, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 5
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1836-02-20
Incorporated: 1847-02-03
County: Hancock
Area Development GRADD
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 Richard Hawes, landowner. 1990 population: 1,046
Population Estimates:
1990: 1037
1991: 1029
1992: 1027
1993: 1041
1994: 1056
1995: 1098
1996: 1117
1997: 1133
1998: 1137
1999: 1134
2000: 973
2001: 968
2002: 965
2003: 961
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  County Website

County Links:
  Hancock County PVA
Mayor 
Rita Stephens
Meeting Times: 
2nd Tue 6:30pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 971   1990: 998   1980: 1,036   1970: 1,262


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: 1,002
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 945
 2014-08-08  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
 2012-06-13  Notification of Vacancy      City Council Member
 2010-12-17  Resolution  10-009  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 14-81
 2010-12-17  Annexation  14-81  MAPPABLE  Tract located south of Ky 1847 & north of Ky 1389: 24.552 acres
 2010-06-25  Annexation  10-003  MAPPABLE  County Tract (formerly Cornerstone Christian Worship Center): 315 Ridgewood Dr (4.097a)
 2010-05-17  Resolution  10-007  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 07-004
 2010-05-17  Annexation  07-004  MAPPABLE  Newby Tract: 335 Ridgewood Drive (0.763 acre)
 2002-05-15  Annexation  83-9  MAPPABLE  Wroe Tracts: north of Ky 1847 (15.38 acres)
 1992-02-10  Census      Population: 1,046 (1990)
 1981-06-02  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE