Princeton, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1820-12-06
Incorporated: 1854-03-08
County: Caldwell
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

Interactive Map (Courtesy Kentucky Geography Network)

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Big Springs - Trail of Tears Historic Site
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Notes: Formerly known as Eddy Grove; renamed "Princetown" in honor of William Prince, early settler.
Population Estimates:
1990: 7057
1991: 6954
1992: 6941
1993: 6854
1994: 6936
1995: 6956
1996: 6956
1997: 6987
1998: 6965
1999: 6970
2000: 6521
2001: 6446
2002: 6404
2003: 6394
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  Caldwell County Genealogy
  Caldwell County Genealogy
  City Website

County Links:
  Caldwell County PVA
Mayor 
Gale Cherry
Meeting Times: 
1st & 3rd Mon 5:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Email: 
princetoncityhall@mchsi.com
Website: 
www.princeton.ky.gov
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 6,536   1990: 6,940   1980: 7,073   1970: 6,292


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: 6,174
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 6,329
 2014-07-25  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
 2013-12-23  Annexation  11-4-2013-1  MAPPABLE  portion of Fraternal Order of Eagles Tract: north of Sandlick Road (4.94 acres)
 2011-09-07  Notification of Appointment      City Council Member
 2011-08-05  Notification of Vacancy      City Council Member
 2008-04-04  Governor's Appointment  Executive Order #2008-0351    County Judge/Executive
 2008-02-11  Notification of Appointment      City Council Member
 2008-01-25  Notification of Vacancy      City Council Member
 2006-10-20  Notification of Appointment      City Council Member
 2006-10-12  Notification of Resignation      City Council Member
 1999-04-07  Notification of Resignation & Appointment      Mayor
 1999-03-05  Annexation  1-4-99  MAPPABLE  
 1997-01-30  Annexation  2-5-96  MAPPABLE  
 1981-07-14  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1981-04-30  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE