Owenton, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 5
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Incorporated: 1828-12-18
County: Owen
Area Development NKADD
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.: 2/17/1849. Named in honor of Col. Abraham Owen, pioneer soldier killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe.
Population Estimates:
1990: 1306
1991: 1335
1992: 1342
1993: 1370
1994: 1399
1995: 1404
1996: 1436
1997: 1468
1998: 1503
1999: 1514
2000: 1386
2001: 1406
2002: 1445
2003: 1453
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  City Website

County Links:
  Northern Kentucky Website
  Owen County PVA
Mayor 
Horace Doug West
Meeting Times: 
1st Tue 6:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 1,387   1990: 1,306   1980: 1,341   1970: 1,280


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: 1,550
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 1,327
 2014-07-29  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
 2013-11-18  Annexation Amendment  729  MAPPABLE  Amends Annexation Ordinance 721
 2013-11-18  Annexation  721  MAPPABLE  East Adair Street Right-of-Way to Old Sweet Owen Pike: 1.683 acres
 2013-06-18  Annexation Amendment  733  MAPPABLE  Amends Annexation Ordinance 725
 2013-06-18  Annexation  725  MAPPABLE  North Highway 127 Right-of-Way: 18.358 acres
 2013-06-06  Annexation  724  MAPPABLE  West Highway 22/Gratz Road Right-of-Way: 1.244 acres
 2013-06-06  Annexation Amendment  731  MAPPABLE  Amends Annexation Ordinance 723
 2013-06-06  Annexation  723  MAPPABLE  East Highway 22 Right-of-Way: 33.655 acres
 2013-06-06  Annexation Amendment  730  MAPPABLE  Amends Annexation Ordinance 722
 2013-06-06  Annexation  722  MAPPABLE  South Highway 127 Right-of-Way: 23.021 acres
 2011-10-07  Resolution  2011-12  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 679
 2011-10-07  Annexation  679  MAPPABLE  Tract located on the west side of US 127: 2.8653 acres
 2011-10-07  Resolution  2011-13  MAPPABLE  Repeals Resolution 2011-04 due to incorrect ordinance reference.
 2011-10-07  Resolution  2011-11  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 394
 2011-10-07  Annexation  394  MAPPABLE  Fairgrounds Tract: east side of US 127 & north and south side of Ky 3095 (85.266 acres)
 2011-10-07  Resolution  2011-08  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 563
 2011-10-07  Annexation  563  MAPPABLE  SE side of Ky 22 near Davis Lake Road: 26.000 acres
 2011-10-07  Resolution  2011-10  MAPPABLE  Adopts additional information regarding Annexation Ordinance 561
 2011-10-07  Resolution  2011-07  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 561
 2011-10-07  Annexation  561  MAPPABLE  Tract located on the east & west sides of US 127: 287.509 acres
 2011-09-27  Resolution  2011-09  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 569
 2011-09-27  Annexation  569  MAPPABLE  Water Treatment Plant: Davis Lake Road (51.5728 acres)
 2011-09-27  Resolution  2011-06  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 505
 2011-09-27  Annexation  505  MAPPABLE  Horizon Homes Estates: NW side of Old Sweet Owen Road (23.162 acres)
 2011-09-27  Resolution  2011-05  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 471
 2011-09-27  Annexation  471  MAPPABLE  south side of Ky 22 near US 127: 0.881 acre
 2011-09-27  Resolution  2011-04  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 448. Resolution repealed Oct 4, 2011.
 2011-09-27  Annexation  448  MAPPABLE  Tract later annexed as part of Ordinance 561
 2003-08-04  Notice of Appointment      City Council Member
 2003-07-11  Notice of Resignation      City Council Member
 2001-01-04  Vacancy & Appointment      Mayor
 1981-05-28  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE