Jackson, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1839-00-00
Incorporated: 1845-03-03
County: Breathitt
Area Development KRADD
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: Formerly known as Breathitt Town or Breathitt. Renamed in honor of President Andrew Jackson (see Jan 14, 1845 "Act of Ky. Gen. Assembly"). Re-inc.: 3/25/1890.
Population Estimates:
1990: 2472
1991: 2367
1992: 2379
1993: 2429
1994: 2451
1995: 2496
1996: 2506
1997: 2526
1998: 2531
1999: 2530
2000: 2481
2001: 2450
2002: 2431
2003: 2407
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  Breathitt County Genealogy
  Breathitt County Genealogy
  Breathitt County Genealogy
  County Website

County Links:
  Breathitt County PVA
Mayor 
Michael Miller
Meeting Times: 
4th Thu 5:30pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 7:30am-4:00pm Closed 12:00pm-1:00pm
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 2,490   1990: 2,466   1980: 2,651   1970: 1,887


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: 2,152
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 2,231
 2014-09-15  Declaration of Reclassification (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  062306 (Amended by 052407)  UNMAPPABLE  Multiple Parcels & Owners
 1987-03-06  Annexation  112486  MAPPABLE  
 1987-03-06  Annexation  030287  MAPPABLE  
 1986-08-14  Annexation  081286  MAPPABLE  
 1986-08-14  Annexation  081286 A  MAPPABLE  
 1981-05-05  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE  Correction
 1981-04-06  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE