Marion, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Incorporated: 1844-02-23
County: Crittenden
Area Development PeADD
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: Re-inc.: 12/20/1851. Named in honor of Gen. Francis Marion, Revolutionary War veteran.
Population Estimates:
1990: 3582
1991: 3593
1992: 3608
1993: 3663
1994: 3641
1995: 3658
1996: 3663
1997: 3663
1998: 3727
1999: 3715
2000: 3200
2001: 3143
2002: 3114
2003: 3087
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  City Website
  Crittenden County Genealogy
  Crittenden County Genealogy

County Links:
  Crittenden County PVA
Mayor 
Jared Byford
Meeting Times: 
3rd Mon 6:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Website: 
www.marionky.gov
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 3,196   1990: 3,320   1980: 3,392   1970: 3,008


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2017-03-24  Notification of Appointment (TIFF) (PDF)      Appointment of Darrin Tabor to the Marion City Council effective March 21, 2017
 2017-03-08  Notification of Appointment (TIFF) (PDF)      Jared Byford was appointed Mayor at the March 1, 2017, meeting of the Marion City Council.
 2017-03-08  Notification of Resignation (TIFF) (PDF)      City Council Member Jared Byford. Resignation effective March 1, 2017.
 2017-02-23  Notification of Resignation (TIFF) (PDF)      Mayor: Michael "Mickey" Alexander. Resignation effective February 28, 2017.
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 2,986
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 3,039
 2014-07-30  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
 2008-10-31  Annexation  81-19  MAPPABLE  Elementary School: 20.54a; Country Dr Addition: 24.18a; Belleville East: 2.39a; Hillcrest: 26.3a
 2006-01-25  Annexation  2005-18  MAPPABLE  Crittenden Co. Economic Development: Highway 60 E. Two Farms (4 tracts). 105.29 acres.
 1981-07-09  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE