Hyden, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 6
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Incorporated: 1882-03-18
County: Leslie
Area Development KRADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: Mayor - Commission
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): Yes

Interactive Map (Courtesy Kentucky Geography Network)

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Downtown Hyden

Notes: Named in honor of John Hyden, State Senator from Clay County who helped establish Leslie County.
Population Estimates:
1990: 375
1991: 373
1992: 376
1993: 374
1994: 372
1995: 368
1996: 364
1997: 364
1998: 364
1999: 362
2000: 204
2001: 201
2002: 201
2003: 200
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.

County Links:
  Leslie County PVA
Mayor 
Carol Joseph
Meeting Times: 
2nd Mon 5:30pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Email: 
hydencty@yahoo.com
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 204   1990: 375   1980: 488   1970: 482


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2017-08-03  Notification of Resignation & Appointment (TIFF) (PDF)      Eugenia Napier was appointed City Commissioner due to the resignation of Commissioner Kenneth Witt.
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 351
 2015-07-20  Notification of Resignation & Appointment      Resignation of Mayor Lonnie Hendrix. Appointment of Carol Joseph as Mayor effective July 1, 2015.
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 365
 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
 2011-07-13  Resolution Renaming Street      Approves the city's renaming of Kate Ireland Drive to Mary Breckinridge Drive effective June 13, 2011.
 2008-03-27  Annexation  Ordinance No. 07-1013  MAPPABLE  Hyden School Property: 92.84 acres.
 2007-10-25  Annexation  Ordinance No. 05/1006-2007  MAPPABLE  Southern Addition: west side of Middle Fork of Kentucky River (98.67 acres).
 2007-08-08  Annexation  Ordinance No. 05/1008-2007  MAPPABLE  Northwest Addition: near Rockhouse Creek (130.78 acres).
 1988-09-13  Annexation  South End  MAPPABLE  
 1981-06-25  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE