Sandy Hook, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 5
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1850-03-04
Incorporated: 1888-04-13
County: Elliott
Area Development FIVCO
County Seat Yes
Date Reactivated 1930 & 1968
Form Of Government: Mayor - Council
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): Yes

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Notes: Incorporated in 1872 as Martinsburg in honor of John P. Martin, state legislator & U.S. congressman. The post office was established as Sandy Hook (from a fishhook curve in the Little Sandy River) in 1874. The latter name identifies the area.
Population Estimates:
1990: 548
1991: 555
1992: 556
1993: 557
1994: 553
1995: 552
1996: 551
1997: 550
1998: 551
1999: 546
2000: 680
2001: 674
2002: 677
2003: 690
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  Elliott County Genealogy
  Elliott County Genealogy

County Links:
  Elliott County PVA
Mayor 
James Adkins
Meeting Times: 
1st Mon 6:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm, Sat 9:00am-12:00pm
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 678   1990: 548   1980: 627   1970: 561


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2018-05-24  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2017: 614
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 630
 2015-11-17  Governor's Appointment  Executive Order #2015-0835    City Councilperson: Gary Wayne Adkins
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 675
 2014-12-17  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
 2014-12-15  Declaration (fax) (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
 1981-03-02  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE  Includes past annexations