Louisville, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 1
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015):
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1778-00-00
Incorporated: 1828-02-13
County: Jefferson
Area Development KIPDA
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: Consolidated Local Government

Interactive Map (Courtesy Kentucky Geography Network)

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Submitted By Donald Murphy
2003 Louisville from across river
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Notes: Louisville was named in honor of King Louis XVI of France. The city was granted a town charter in 1780 by Virginia. The Louisville Metro Urban Service District (shaded green) is depicted within Louisville/Jefferson County on the Interactive Map. Declaration states year of incorporation (as CLG) as 2003. Note: Hillview Annexation Ordinance 2009-01 places portion of Hillview inside Louisville/Jefferson County.
Population Estimates:
1990: 269838
1991: 267106
1992: 265356
1993: 263842
1994: 262176
1995: 260194
1996: 258342
1997: 256669
1998: 255033
1999: 253128
2000: 255537
2001: 252951
2002: 250724
2003: 248762
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  City Government Website
  Louisville.com
  Louisville/Jefferson County Information Consortium
  Metro Louisville Website
  The Louisville Scene

County Links:
  Jefferson County Clerk
  Jefferson County Genealogy
  Jefferson County History & Genealogy
  Jefferson County PVA
  Jefferson County Sheriff
Mayor 
Gregory Fischer
Meeting Times: 
2nd & 4th Tue 6:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
Website: 
www.louisvilleky.gov
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 256,231   1990: 269,063   1980: 298,694   1970: 361,706


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: 615,366. (Balance after population of incorporated cities within the Metro area is deducted.)
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 763,623. (Louisville Metro)
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Cenus: 597,337. (Balance after population of incorporated cities within the Metro area is deducted.)
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 597,337. (Louisville Metro)
 2014-08-12  Declaration (TIFF) (PDF)  HB 331 (2014)    Statement of Form of Government (Consolidated Local Government), Name of City, & Year of Incorporation
 2010-08-26  Resolution  No. 133, Series 2010  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 87, Series 1982
 2010-08-26  Annexation  Ordinance 87, Series 1982  MAPPABLE  Tract located near I-64 & Henry Watterson Expressway (53.21 acres)
 2010-08-10  Resolution  No.132, Series 2010  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 65, Series 1982 (As Amended)
 2010-08-10  Annexation  Ordinance 65, Series 1982 (As Amended)  MAPPABLE  between I-264, I-64, Shelbyville Rd, Hurstbourne & Oxmoor Woods Subdivisions: 597.53a
 2010-07-01  Notification of Appointment      Metro Council Member (6th District)
 2010-06-14  Resolution  No. 134, Series 2010  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 75, Series 1981
 2010-06-14  Annexation  Ordinance 75, Series 1981  MAPPABLE  Tract located north & south of Gardiner Lane between Poplar Level Rd & Bishop Lane: 48.6 acres
 2010-06-11  Notification of Vacancy      Metro Council Member (6th District)
 2002-04-23  Kentucky House Bill 659  codified as KRS 67C    Consolidated Louisville & Jefferson County Governments & mandated Urban Service Taxing Districts.
 1983-06-16  Census      Population: 298,694 (1980)
 1981-05-01  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE