Lancaster, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1793-02-10
Incorporated: 1837-02-23
County: Garrard
Area Development BGADD
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: Reclassification from 5th Class to 4th Class effective July 15, 2008.
Population Estimates:
1990: 3464
1991: 3572
1992: 3671
1993: 3711
1994: 3813
1995: 3939
1996: 4036
1997: 4158
1998: 4276
1999: 4457
2000: 3762
2001: 3829
2002: 3949
2003: 4014
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  Garrard County Genealogy
  Garrard County Genealogy

County Links:
  Garrard County PVA
Mayor 
Chris Davis
Meeting Times: 
1st Mon 7:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 3,734   1990: 3,421   1980: 3,365   1970: 3,230


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2018-05-24  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2017: 3,860
 2018-03-12  Notification of Vacancy & Appointment (TIFF) (PDF)      On March 5, 2018, Michael Gaffney was appointed to fill the vacancy on the City Council created by the resignation of Sarah Ison.
 2018-02-12  Notification of Resignation (TIFF) (PDF)      City Council Member Sarah Ison resigned effective March 5, 2018.
 2018-02-12  Notification of Resignation & Appointment (TIFF) (PDF)      City Council Member Chris Thomason resigned effective January 8, 2018. Donnelly Barnes was appointed to fill the vacancy.
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 3,864
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 3,442
 2014-10-10  Resolution (TIFF) (PDF)  2014-07  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance dated January 9, 1961
 2014-10-10  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  dated January 9, 1961  MAPPABLE  Corrects portion of city's KRS 81.045 filing. Tract located between Prewitt Lane, Davis Avenue, & Ky 52 aka Richmond Road (0.550 acres).
 2014-09-12  Resolution  2014-2  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 94-8
 2014-09-12  Annexation  94-8  MAPPABLE  513, 515, & 517 Stanford Street: 0.535 total acres
 2014-07-23  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
 2014-07-22  Appointment      Mayor (Chris Davis)
 2014-07-22  Notification of Removal  Action of the Ky Court of Appeals    Mayor (Brenda Powers)
 2013-10-21  Annexation  13-13  MAPPABLE  Stanford Road Industrial Park: US 27 & Deer Run Road (17.244 acres)
 2012-06-13  Resolution  2012-10  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 81
 2012-06-13  Annexation  81  MAPPABLE  Ridgefield Subdivision: near Ky 39 aka Crab Orchard Rd (13.567 acres)
 2012-06-13  Resolution  2012-8  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 96
 2012-06-13  Annexation  96  MAPPABLE  Teater Brothers Tract: located at the end of Maplewood Dr & Pin Oak Dr (31.912 acres)
 2012-06-13  Resolution  2012-7  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 1980-6
 2012-06-13  Annexation  1980-6  MAPPABLE  Restates portion of KRS 81.045 filing. Lancaster Estates, LTD, Tract: Marksbury Ave (10.021a)
 2012-06-13  Resolution  2012-9  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 1983-1
 2012-06-13  Annexation  1983-1  MAPPABLE  Quail Run (Cardinal Circle) Tract: 15.981 acres
 2012-06-13  Resolution  2012-11  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2001-1
 2012-06-13  Annexation  2001-1  MAPPABLE  Three Parcels: City Lake Tract (46.892a); Old City Lake (36.964a); Deshon Tract (4.928)
 2009-12-03  Annexation  09-12  MAPPABLE  Julian Moss Tract: Ky 39 Bypass (3.580 acres)
 2009-12-02  Annexation  09-22  MAPPABLE  Gaffney Tract: adjoins Rolling Hills Subdivision (4.889 acres)
 2009-12-02  Resolution  2009-07  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 2000-16-10
 2009-12-02  Annexation  2000-16-10  MAPPABLE  Shelton Moss Tract: Ky 39 Bypass (1.788 acres)
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-09  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance dated April 14, 1983
 2009-07-03  Annexation  dated April 14, 1983  MAPPABLE  Southern States Tract: Ky 52 (6.464 acres)
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-08  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 95-10
 2009-07-03  Annexation  95-10  MAPPABLE  Safeguard Tract: 5.908 acres
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-02  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 94-8
 2009-07-03  Annexation  94-8  MAPPABLE  513, 515, & 517 Stanford Street: 0.535 acres
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-01  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance dated Sep 21, 1992
 2009-07-03  Annexation  dated Sep 21, 1992  MAPPABLE  Ronnie Lynn Huffman Tract: 3.153 acres
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-05  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance dated Nov 4, 1991
 2009-07-03  Annexation  dated Nov 4, 1991  MAPPABLE  Tract located behind Lots 105, 106, & 107 of Hill-N-Dale Drive: 0.249 acre
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-06  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 94-4
 2009-07-03  Annexation  94-4  MAPPABLE  Charles Scott Tract: east of Hill-N-Dale Drive (0.852 acre)
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-10  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 98-A-1
 2009-07-03  Annexation  98-A-1  MAPPABLE  Danny Irvin Tract (Pleasant Retreat Estates, Section I, excluded): US 27 (77.533 acres)
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-03  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 96-21
 2009-07-03  Annexation  96-21  MAPPABLE  Industrial Development Authority, Baker, Larson, Johnston, & Whitaker Bank Tracts: Ky 52 (25.730a)
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-11  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 94-7
 2009-07-03  Annexation  94-7  MAPPABLE  Feldman Lumber Tract: Ky 39 (13.487 acres)
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-12  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 86-
 2009-07-03  Annexation  86-  MAPPABLE  Larry Kelly Tract: US 27 (0.720 acre)
 2009-07-03  Resolution  2009-04  MAPPABLE  Restates location of Annexation Ordinance 2001-2
 2009-07-03  Annexation  2001-02  MAPPABLE  Russell Caudill Tract: Ky 52 & Old Danville Road (0.938 acre)
 2008-12-08  Annexation  08-12  MAPPABLE  Arnold Tract: Ky 52 East (0.812 acres)
 2008-12-08  Annexation  2002-03  MAPPABLE  McDonald's Corporation Tract: US 27 North (11.2370 acres)
 2008-12-08  Annexation  2002-01  MAPPABLE  Pleasant View Subdivision: Pleasant View Drive (6.774 acres)
 2008-11-05  Annexation  2002-02  MAPPABLE  Noe Tract: Farrahdale Subdivision, Tract No. 6 (58.7 acres)
 2008-10-24  Annexation  Approved March 22, 1990  MAPPABLE  Strathers Tract: Lot B-2, Eleven Hills Subdivision (2.411 acres)
 2008-10-24  Annexation  Approved January 4, 1993: Tract 2  MAPPABLE  Farrahdale Subdivision (87.1 acres)
 2008-10-14  Annexation  08-10  MAPPABLE  Lamb Tract: US 27 (31.08 acres)
 2008-07-14  Annexation  07-06  MAPPABLE  Garrard County Board of Education tract. (Duplicate Filing)
 2008-05-05  Legislative Research Commission Filing (TIFF) (PDF)  KRS 81.036    City Documents Requesting Reclassification
 2008-04-07  Reclassification (TIFF) (PDF)  Senate Bill 95    Transferred from 5th to 4th Class due to population increase. Effective July 15, 2008.
 2008-02-25  Annexation  07-06  MAPPABLE  Garrard County Board of Education Tract: Crab Orchard Road (79.74 acres)
 2007-05-30  Annexation  Ordinance No. 611.6  MAPPABLE  Lamb Tract: U.S. 27 (0.74 acres)
 2005-07-25  Governor's Appointment  Executive Order #2005-733    Property Valuation Administrator
 1981-06-16  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE