Prestonsburg, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1818-01-02
Incorporated: 1867-03-09
County: Floyd
Area Development BSADD
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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Submitted By C. Shag Branham
Stonecrest Golf Course in Prestonsburg
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Notes: Formerly known as Preston's Station; renamed in honor of Col. John Preston, landowner.
Population Estimates:
1990: 3836
1991: 3934
1992: 3946
1993: 3941
1994: 3921
1995: 3889
1996: 3842
1997: 3806
1998: 3781
1999: 3758
2000: 3727
2001: 3686
2002: 3678
2003: 3677
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  City Website
  Floyd County Genealogy
  Floyd County Genealogy
  Tourism Website

County Links:
  Floyd County Genealogy
  Floyd County PVA
Mayor 
Les Stapleton
Meeting Times: 
2nd Mon 6:00pm, 4th Mon 12:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Website: 
www.prestonsburgky.org
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 3,612   1990: 3,558   1980: 4,011   1970: 3,422


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2018-01-08  Notification of Vacancy (TIFF) (PDF)      Due to the resignation of City Council Member Timothy C. Cooley
 2017-12-05  Resolution (TIFF) (PDF)  15-2017  MAPPABLE  Corrects city's KRS 81.045 filing by adding Annexation Ordinance 04-76 aka Annexation Ordinance 01-76.
 2017-12-05  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  04-76  MAPPABLE  Finalizes Ordinance 01-76 pursuant to a judgment of the Floyd Circuit Court styled Case No. 11,810. Tract known as the May's Branch Annexation: 360.0 acres.
 2016-11-14  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  08-2016  MAPPABLE  Ridgepoint Church, Inc.: Watergap Road (1.59 acres)
 2016-11-14  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  07-2016  MAPPABLE  Shurtleff & Woods Tract located on Haywood Lane in the Watergap Area (0.48 acres)
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 3,347
 2015-11-03  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  12-2015  MAPPABLE  G-Dow Enterprises, Tract 2: Ky 114 (3.43 acres)
 2015-09-23  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  11-2015  MAPPABLE  May/G-Dow EnterprisesTract 1: near the intersection of Ky 114 & Ky 122 (3.39 acres)
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 3,255
 2014-09-17  Annexation  16-2014  MAPPABLE  Holland Tract: Abbott Creek Road aka Ky 1427 (1.49 acres)
 2014-09-17  Annexation  15-2014  MAPPABLE  Rose Tract: U.S. 23 & Abbott Creek Road aka Ky 1427 (12.76 acres)
 2014-07-24  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
 2014-07-03  Annexation  12-2014  MAPPABLE  Floyd County Rescue Squad Tract: Cliff Road (2.25 acres)
 2014-07-03  Annexation  11-2014  MAPPABLE  Dr. Bryan Griffith Tract: eastern r/w of Ky 302 (1.46 acres)
 2014-07-03  Annexation  10-2014  MAPPABLE  Tract owned by the Floyd County Cooperative Extension Service: Ky 321 (6.60 acres)
 2014-04-10  Annexation  04-2014  MAPPABLE  Finalized Intent Ordinance 10-2013. Right-of-Way Corridor Annexation along US 23 North to the Johnson County Line: 230.70 acres
 2014-03-24  Annexation  03-2014  MAPPABLE  Finalized Intent Ordinance 09-2013. Right-of-Way Corridor Annexation along US 23 South (Phase I) to Milepoint 5.46: 275.90 acres
 2014-03-24  Annexation  15-2013  MAPPABLE  Finalized Intent Ordinance 08-2013. Right-of-Way Corridor Annexation beginning at the intersection of US 23 & running along both sides of Ky 80 to the current city limits of Martin, Ky.: 227.50 acres
 2013-05-22  Annexation  06-2013  MAPPABLE  Nelson Property: Tract begins at the centerline of the Levisa Fork & extends to the R/W of Ky 1428 (2.00 acres)
 2013-05-22  Annexation  05-2013  MAPPABLE  Rorrer Property: Ky 3 R/W (Tract 1: 0.68 acres & Tract 2: 0.47 acres)
 2013-05-22  Annexation  03-2013  MAPPABLE  Flowers Bakery Tract: Ky 321 (6.08 acres)
 2009-01-05  Notification of Vacancy & Appointment      Robert D. Marshall, Floyd County Judge/Executive, appointed Greg Nelson as Floyd County Coroner, effective December 30, 2008, to replace Roger Nelson whose resignation was effective that same date. Filing includes copy of oath.
 2006-11-13  Annexation  18-2006  MAPPABLE  Ky 302 on Brandy Keg Creek: 5.95 acres
 2006-10-02  Annexation  16-2006  MAPPABLE  Gearheart & Peppi Tract: Stephen's Branch Road (2.04 acres)
 2006-08-29  Annexation  15-2006  MAPPABLE  Allen Tract: Stephen's Branch Road (0.19 acres)
 2006-08-22  Annexation  4-2006  MAPPABLE  Caudill Tract: Cliff Road (1.00 acre)
 2006-08-22  Annexation  10-2006  MAPPABLE  3 Parcels: Stephen's Branch Road (93.27 acres)
 2006-08-22  Annexation  5-2006  MAPPABLE  Stephen's Branch Tract: 43.68 acres
 2006-08-22  Annexation  6-2006  MAPPABLE  Rising Son Ministries Tract: along US 23 on Katy Friend Branch (2.22 acres)
 2006-08-22  Annexation  12-2006  MAPPABLE  Steve Porter Tract: Stephen's Branch Road (1.02 acres)
 2006-08-22  Annexation  13-2006  MAPPABLE  Scott & Tonya Porter Tract: 1482 Stephen's Branch Road (2 acres)
 2006-08-22  Annexation  11-2006  MAPPABLE  Tom Moore Freewill Baptist Church: Stephen's Branch Rd (0.53 acres)
 2006-08-22  Annexation  14-2006  MAPPABLE  Oples Reynolds Tract: Stephen's Branch Road (1.28 acres)
 2006-03-02  Annexation  11-2005  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 2005-08-26  Annexation  11-2005  MAPPABLE  Ascani Tract (Ky 3): 29.42 acres
 2005-06-09  Annexation  8-2004  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 2005-06-09  Annexation  4-2004  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 2005-02-16  Annexation  8-2004  MAPPABLE  Skean's Tract: 2.37 acres
 2005-02-07  Annexation  4-2004  MAPPABLE  Tomlinson Tract: 27.99 acres
 2005-01-31  Notification of Resignation & Appointment      City Council Member
 2003-02-20  Annexation  2-2003  MAPPABLE  Two Middle Creek National Battlefield Tracts
 2003-02-20  Annexation  1-2003  MAPPABLE  Four Tracts
 2002-06-19  Annexation  5-2002  MAPPABLE  
 2001-09-14  Audit of Financial Statements      Middlecreek Fire Protection Tax District (for the year ending December 31, 2000)
 2001-07-16  Resignation & Appointment      City Council Member
 2001-06-27  Resignation      City Council Member
 2001-01-16  Annexation  13-2000  MAPPABLE  
 2001-01-16  Annexation  14-2000  MAPPABLE  
 2001-01-16  Annexation  5-2000  MAPPABLE  
 1999-04-07  Annexation  5-98  MAPPABLE  
 1999-04-07  Annexation  1-98  MAPPABLE  
 1999-04-07  Annexation  9-97  MAPPABLE  
 1999-04-07  Annexation  3-97  MAPPABLE  
 1999-04-07  Annexation  14-96  MAPPABLE  
 1999-04-07  Annexation  13-96  MAPPABLE  
 1999-04-07  Annexation  12-96  MAPPABLE  
 1999-04-07  Annexation  17-94  MAPPABLE  
 1999-04-07  Annexation  3-2-93  MAPPABLE  
 1999-04-07  Annexation  2-2-93  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1994-01-04  Annexation Proposal  9-12-93  MAPPABLE  
 1994-01-04  Annexation  10-12-93  MAPPABLE  
 1993-07-30  Annexation  2-2-93  MAPPABLE  
 1993-07-30  Annexation Proposal  1-2-93  MAPPABLE  
 1993-03-02  Annexation  24-92  MAPPABLE  
 1993-03-02  Amendment  23-92  MAPPABLE  Amends Ord. 8-92
 1993-03-02  Amendment  22-92  MAPPABLE  Amends Ord. 8-92
 1993-03-02  Annexation Proposal  15-92  MAPPABLE  
 1992-05-26  Annexation  3-92  MAPPABLE  
 1992-05-26  Annexation  8-92  MAPPABLE  
 1981-02-11  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE