Henderson, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 2
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1797-08-09
Incorporated: 1840-01-21
County: Henderson
Area Development GRADD
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 City of Henderson
Henderson Municipal Center

Notes: Formerly known as Red Banks.vPart of 200,000 acre Virginia Land Grant issued to Col. Richard Henderson, for whom the city and county were named. See Act of 1/6/1812. Declaration of Reclassification states year of incorporation as 1810.
Population Estimates:
1990: 26143
1991: 26204
1992: 26495
1993: 26607
1994: 26531
1995: 26584
1996: 26586
1997: 26648
1998: 26649
1999: 26566
2000: 27386
2001: 27405
2002: 27420
2003: 27468
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  Chamber of Commerce
  City Website
  Tourism Website

County Links:
  Henderson County PVA
Mayor 
Tom Davis
Meeting Times: 
2nd & 4th Tue 5:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
Website: 
www.cityofhendersonky.org
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 27,373   1990: 25,945   1980: 24,834   1970: 22,976


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2017-08-14  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  37-17  MAPPABLE  Two tracts located between Borax Drive and Ohio Drive. Tract 1: 235.280 acres. Tract 2: 1900 sq. ft.
 2017-08-14  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  29-17  MAPPABLE  Tract located at 3019 Green River Road: 0.3631 acres
 2017-01-09  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  38-16  MAPPABLE  Transportation Cabinet Right-of-Way: US 60 W (0.034 acres)
 2017-01-09  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  37-16  MAPPABLE  Gonnella dba Palmer Oil Co. Tract: 2120 S. Green Street (1.28 acres)
 2016-11-14  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  29-16  MAPPABLE  Tract located approximately 1000' south of US 60 along US 41-A: 41.180 acres less 13,989 sq ft exclusion (Ervin Tract) = 40.859 acres total area annexed.
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 28,890
 2016-04-22  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  07-16 aka 7-16  MAPPABLE  Merrill & O'Sullivan Tract: US 60 East (61.343 acres)
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 28,757
 2014-12-22  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  18-13  MAPPABLE  Henderson County Board of Education Tract: west of Garden Mile Rd, north of Ky 812 & east of Pennyrile Parkway (34.968 acres)
 2014-12-22  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  16-13  MAPPABLE  Beck's Superior Hybrids Tract: 5741 Airline Road (15.676 acres)
 2014-12-22  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  13-13  MAPPABLE  Hall Tract: 8110 Wathen Lane (1.70 acres)
 2014-12-22  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  06-13  MAPPABLE  Multiple Property Owners: Wathen Lane (29.1041 acres)
 2014-08-01  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
 2013-04-16  Annexation  21-12  MAPPABLE  Warren Farm Property, LLC, part of Tract 2b: US 60 East (8.288 acres)
 2010-04-03  Annexation  17-09  MAPPABLE  Tract owned by City of Henderson: north side of Ky 351 (44.727 acres)
 2008-10-30  Annexation  33-06  MAPPABLE  Abba Development +3 Tracts: US 60 nr CSX Railroad Viaduct (155.93a, 5.03a & 0.2864a)
 2008-10-30  Annexation  18-08  MAPPABLE  Warren Tract: near intersection of US 60E & Pebble Creek Drive (60.693 acres)
 2008-10-30  Annexation  08-06  MAPPABLE  Lots 1 & 2 of Gene Miller Subdivision (formerly Starlite Drive-in): 8.5099a & 2.9060a
 2008-05-05  Annexation  03-08  MAPPABLE  EAR Property, LLC tract: west side of US 41-A (22,288 sq. ft.)
 2008-04-24  Annexation  12-06  MAPPABLE  Hugh Stone Construction, LLC Tract with R/O/W: Wathen Lane (11.0807 acres)
 2008-03-03  Notification of Vacancy      City Commissioner
 2004-12-13  Annexation  26-04  MAPPABLE  Logan Tract: 11.844 acres
 2000-08-09  Annexation  21-2000  MAPPABLE  
 2000-03-28  Reclassification  House Bill 431    Transferred from 3rd to 2nd class
 1999-12-29  Annexation  19-99  MAPPABLE  
 1999-12-29  Annexation  03-99  MAPPABLE  
 1998-12-09  Annexation  08-98  MAPPABLE  
 1997-10-24  Annexation  23-97  MAPPABLE  
 1997-10-24  Annexation  6-97  MAPPABLE  
 1997-01-06  Annexation  31-96  MAPPABLE  
 1997-01-06  Annexation  18-96  MAPPABLE  
 1997-01-06  Annexation  14-96  MAPPABLE  
 1996-02-12  Annexation  1-96  MAPPABLE  
 1995-08-10  Annexation  28-95  MAPPABLE  
 1995-08-10  Annexation  4-95  MAPPABLE  
 1995-08-10  Annexation  15-95  MAPPABLE  
 1995-08-10  Annexation  16-95  MAPPABLE  
 1995-08-10  Amendment  35-95    Amends Ord. #15-95
 1994-12-27  Annexation  67-94  MAPPABLE  
 1994-04-22  Annexation  12-94  MAPPABLE  
 1994-01-03  Annexation  48-93  MAPPABLE  
 1993-08-12  Annexation  23-93  MAPPABLE  
 1993-08-12  Annexation  22-93  MAPPABLE  
 1992-06-19  Annexation  20-92  MAPPABLE  
 1991-09-23  Annexation  27-91  MAPPABLE  
 1991-09-23  Annexation  30-91  MAPPABLE  
 1990-11-09  Annexation  53-90  MAPPABLE  
 1990-11-09  Annexation  51-90  MAPPABLE  
 1990-08-08  Annexation  37-90  MAPPABLE  
 1990-08-08  Annexation  27-90  MAPPABLE  
 1990-04-18  Annexation  13-90  MAPPABLE  
 1990-04-18  Annexation  11-90  MAPPABLE  
 1990-04-18  Annexation  25-89  MAPPABLE  
 1990-04-18  Annexation  22-89  MAPPABLE  
 1990-04-18  Annexation  4-89  MAPPABLE  
 1988-12-05  Annexation  28-88  MAPPABLE  
 1981-04-27  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE