Hazard, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 3
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Incorporated: 1884-04-30
County: Perry
Area Development KRADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: City Manager
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): No

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Submitted By Susan Taylor
Oliver Hazard Perry

Notes: Named in honor of Oliver Hazard Perry, War of 1812 hero. (The county was also named in honor of Perry.)
Population Estimates:
1990: 5294
1991: 5459
1992: 5489
1993: 5442
1994: 5450
1995: 5456
1996: 5380
1997: 5351
1998: 5279
1999: 5214
2000: 4792
2001: 4758
2002: 4753
2003: 4745
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  City Website
  History Website

County Links:
  Perry County PVA
Mayor 
Nan Gorman
Meeting Times: 
1st Mon 7:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
Website: 
www.cityofhazard.com
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 4,806   1990: 5,416   1980: 5,371   1970: 5,459


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: 5,341
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 4,456
 2014-07-30  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
 2011-11-28  Annexation  2011-07  MAPPABLE  Tract located near the intersection of Ky 80 & Ky 15: 211.46 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 99-6
 2011-10-24  Annexation  99-6  MAPPABLE  Four Parcels: Veterans' Administration Nursing Home site (50.70 acres)
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2008-10
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2008-10  MAPPABLE  Tract located near the intersection of Fugate Mountain Drive & Ky 15: 17.60 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2007-07
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2007-07  MAPPABLE  Tract adjoins Whayne Supply Co. along the southern r/w of Roy Campbell Drive: 11.11 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2007-05
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2007-05  MAPPABLE  Tracts located along Roy Campbell Drive: 1.04 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 05-7
 2011-10-24  Annexation  05-7  MAPPABLE  Tract located between Davidson Branch & Buffalo Creek: 19.99 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 04-7
 2011-10-24  Annexation  04-7  MAPPABLE  Tract located near Ky 550 & the North Fork of Kentucky River: 7.83 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2004-5
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2004-5  MAPPABLE  Tracts located near the intersection of Ky 80 & Ky 15: Parcel 1 (3.70 acres) & Parcel 2 (7.50 acres)
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2001-7
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2001-7  MAPPABLE  Tract located near the intersection of Ky 15 & Old Ky 28/Kemper Drive: 133.80 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2000-2
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2000-2  MAPPABLE  Appalachian Regional Hospital Tracts: Parcel 1 (27.87 acres) & Parcel 2 (0.96 acre)
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 97-5
 2011-10-24  Annexation  97-5  MAPPABLE  Tract located between Ky 15 & Daniel Boone Parkway: 27.92 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 96-7
 2011-10-24  Annexation  96-7  MAPPABLE  Tract located on the side of the reclaimed ridge between N Fk Ky River & Rock Branch: 4.11 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Deannexation Ordinance 96-5
 2011-10-24  Deannexation  96-5  MAPPABLE  Severs 11.11 acres annexed by Ordinance 92-6
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 96-4
 2011-10-24  Annexation  96-4  MAPPABLE  Tract located in the southern r/w of Roy Campbell Drive, corner to Whayne Supply Co.: 15.23 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2-94
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2-94  MAPPABLE  Tract located on the ridge between Peach Orchard Branch & Big Branch (Ky 15): 11.79 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 1-94
 2011-10-24  Annexation  1-94  MAPPABLE  Tract adjoins Whayne Supply Company: 5.01 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 92-6
 2011-10-24  Annexation  92-6  MAPPABLE  Tract located in southern r/w of Roy Campbell Drive: 28.48 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2011-06. Tract adjoins Hazard 7 coal outcrop: 23.94 acres
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2011-06  MAPPABLE  Finalized Intent-to-Annex Ordinance 91-3
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2011-05. Tract located near the ARH Storage Tank Site: 30.42a
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2011-05  MAPPABLE  Finalized Intent-to-Annex Ordinance 90-1
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 89-9
 2011-10-24  Annexation  89-9  MAPPABLE  Tract located on a high point between Orchard Branch, Big Branch, & Rock Branch: 58.18 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 85-1
 2011-10-24  Annexation  85-1  MAPPABLE  Tract located north of the north terminus of the Hazard By-Pass & Ky 15: 262.46 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2011-04. Tract located near Rock Branch: 66.22 acres
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2011-04  MAPPABLE  Finalized Intent-to Annex Ordinance dated June 16, 1986
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 84-2 (aka 84.2)
 2011-10-24  Annexation  84-2 (aka 84.2)  MAPPABLE  Tract includes portions of Ky 80, Morton Blvd, Ky 15, & Daniel Boone Parkway: 444.90 acres
 2011-10-24  Resolution  dated October 19, 2011  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2011-03. Tract located NW of city along Ky 80: 25.44a
 2011-10-24  Annexation  2011-03  MAPPABLE  Finalized Intent-to-Annex Ordinance dated December 22, 1982
 2010-10-21  Notification of Appointment      Mayor
 2010-10-18  Notification of Vacancy      Mayor
 2008-06-06  Governor's Appointment  Executive Order 2008-0511    Magistrate (First District)
 2002-10-17  Notice of Vacancy      City Commissioner
 1981-05-05  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE