Stanford, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Incorporated: 1861-04-04
County: Lincoln
Area Development BGADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: Mayor - Council
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): No

Interactive Map (Courtesy Kentucky Geography Network)

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Submitted By Jerry Zwahlen
St. Sylvester's Catholic Church, Ottenheim
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Notes: Established as a camp made by Benjamin Logan in 1775 at Buffalo Spring. Near the Spring, Logan erected his settlement & fort, which he called St. Asaph.
Population Estimates:
1990: 3376
1991: 3486
1992: 3562
1993: 3672
1994: 3693
1995: 3719
1996: 3748
1997: 3762
1998: 3790
1999: 3791
2000: 3429
2001: 3410
2002: 3394
2003: 3423
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website

County Links:
  Lincoln County PVA
Mayor 
Eddie Carter
Meeting Times: 
1st Thu 6:30pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Website: 
www.stanford-ky.com
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 3,430   1990: 2,686   1980: 2,764   1970: 2,474


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: 3,675
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 3,487
 2014-11-19  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  dated October 2, 2014  MAPPABLE  Tracts owned by Owens Chevrolet, Inc., Wendell Morris, & City of Stanford located on the west side of US 27. Two parcels excluded from boundary depiction: Sims Tract (0.749a) & Lincoln Co. Fire Protection District Tract (0.230a). Total acres annexed: 13.743 acres.
 2014-08-04  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
 2011-09-16  Resolution  dated July 28, 2011  MAPPABLE  Corrects KRS 81.045 filing by adopting plat approved by Resolution dated April 7, 2011.
 2011-09-16  Resolution  dated April 7, 2011  MAPPABLE  adopts plat for Annexation Ordinance dated February 1977
 2011-09-16  Annexation  dated February 1977  MAPPABLE  Tract located north of city, east of US 150 & west of Ky 590 aka Hubble Road: 412.502 acres
 2011-09-07  Annexation  dated July 13, 2011  MAPPABLE  Tract located west of US 27 & east of Ky 590: 68.745 acres
 2011-09-07  Annexation  dated August 4, 2011  MAPPABLE  Tract located east of US 27 & north of Ky 1247: 155.476 acres
 2011-08-22  Annexation  dated August 15, 2011  MAPPABLE  Tract located along Goshen Rd, Ky 78, & US 150: 159.546 acres
 2010-12-20  Annexation  dated December 13, 2010  MAPPABLE  Tract located west of US 150: 295.821 acres
 2010-04-08  House Joint Resolution (TIFF) (PDF)  209    Recognizes Judgment of Boyle Circuit Court in Civil Action No. 85-CI-00161 as the official boundary line between Boyle County & Lincoln County.
 2010-03-02  Circuit Court Judgment (TIFF) (PDF)  85-CI-00161    Pertaining to a certain portion of the Boyle-Lincoln County Boundary Line
 2009-09-23  Governor's Appointment  Executive Order #2009-0912    County Judge Executive: William G. "Bill" Demrow
 2002-03-07  Classification Change  House Bill 305    Transferred from 5th to 4th class
 2000-11-09  Notice of Vacancy      City Council Member
 1981-04-13  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1980-11-10  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE