Tompkinsville, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 5
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1819-01-28
Incorporated: 1856-03-10
County: Monroe
Area Development BRADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: Mayor - Commission
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): Yes

Interactive Map (Courtesy Kentucky Geography Network)

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Submitted By George Stewart
Downtown Tompkinsville

Notes: 1980 population: 3,077 Formerly known as Watson's Store; renamed in honor of Daniel Tompkins, U.S. Vice President.
Population Estimates:
1990: 2908
1991: 2908
1992: 2923
1993: 2955
1994: 2950
1995: 2923
1996: 2888
1997: 2866
1998: 2830
1999: 2832
2000: 2656
2001: 2656
2002: 2651
2003: 2654
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  County Website

County Links:
  Monroe County PVA
Mayor 
Bev McClendon
Meeting Times: 
4th Thu 7:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 7:30am-4:00pm
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 2,660   1990: 2,861   1980: 3,077   1970: 2,207


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: 2,289
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 2,402
 2014-11-25  Declaration (TIFF) (PDF)  pursuant to HB 331 (2014)    Acknowledgment of Reclassification (Home Rule), Statement of Form of Government (Mayor-Commission), & Name of City. Year of Incorporation omitted.
 1995-09-01  Intent to Annex  Cap Harlan Road  UNMAPPABLE  
 1995-08-24  Intent to Annex  Andrew Adams Road  UNMAPPABLE  
 1992-01-28  Resignation & Appointment      City Council Member
 1990-12-21  Resignation & Appointment      City Council Member
 1989-04-24  Annexation  89  MAPPABLE  Board of Education Property
 1988-10-27  Annexation  88  MAPPABLE  Hall/Industrial Site Property
 1983-06-16  Census      Population: 3,077 (1980)
 1981-06-15  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE