Independence, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 3
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Incorporated: 1842-02-24
County: Kenton
Area Development NKADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: Mayor - Council
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): No

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Notes: Named derived from county's separation from Campbell County, Ky. Annexed city of Ridgeview Heights, 12/31/1983.
Population Estimates:
1990: 10506
1991: 10672
1992: 11178
1993: 11793
1994: 12132
1995: 12352
1996: 12533
1997: 13002
1998: 13633
1999: 14193
2000: 15182
2001: 15658
2002: 16316
2003: 17070
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  County Website

County Links:
  Genealogy Trails
  Kenton Co. Genealogy
  Kenton County Library
  Kenton County PVA
  Northern Kentucky Website
Mayor 
Chris Moriconi
Meeting Times: 
1st Mon 7:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Website: 
www.cityofindependence.org
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 14,982   1990: 10,444   1980: 7,998   1970: 1,715


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: 26,819
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 24,757
 2015-01-05  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  2014-O-15  MAPPABLE  Tract located south of Relocated Ky 17 between Taylor Mill Road & Maple Tree Lane: 46.225 acres
 2014-12-23  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  2014-O-14  MAPPABLE  Reveres Crossing, LLC, Tract: north side of Fowler Creek (24.50 acres)
 2014-08-12  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
 2007-10-22  Annexation  2007-O-18  MAPPABLE  United States Postal Service: 5106 Madison Pike (1.022 acres)
 2006-10-02  Annexation  2004-O-17  MAPPABLE  Mullins/Freedom Park, LLC Tract: east side of Wilson Road (59.39 acres)
 2006-08-07  Annexation  2004-O-27  MAPPABLE  Freedom Park & Diversified Builders Tract: Freedom Trail (8.6 acres)
 2002-09-16  Annexation  2002-O-17  MAPPABLE  
 2002-06-21  Annexation  2002-O-09  MAPPABLE  
 2000-03-31  Reclassification  House Bill 650    Transferred from 5th to 3rd class
 2000-03-20  Annexation  2000-O-04  MAPPABLE  Map Not Included
 1999-08-02  Annexation  1999-O-07  MAPPABLE  Map Not Included
 1997-10-14  Annexation  1997-O-20  MAPPABLE  
 1997-08-07  Annexation  1997-O-12  MAPPABLE  
 1997-07-09  Annexation  1996-O-6  MAPPABLE  
 1997-06-19  Annexation  1997-O-11  MAPPABLE  
 1984-04-26  Annexation  2-11-83  MAPPABLE  City of Ridgeview Heights
 1983-03-07  Annexation  2-9-81  MAPPABLE  
 1983-03-07  Annexation  1-9-81  MAPPABLE  
 1981-04-29  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE