West Liberty, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1823-12-01
Incorporated: 1840-01-21
County: Morgan
Area Development GADD
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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Submitted By William LeMaster

Notes: Once known as Wells Mill settlement. Located west of Pikeville (formerly known as Liberty) hence the name "West Liberty".
Population Estimates:
1990: 1937
1991: 2426
1992: 2954
1993: 2950
1994: 2961
1995: 2963
1996: 2955
1997: 2963
1998: 2966
1999: 2972
2000: 3284
2001: 3290
2002: 3304
2003: 3344
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  City Website
  Morgan County Genealogy

County Links:
  Morgan County PVA
Mayor 
Robert W Nickell
Meeting Times: 
4th Mon 5:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
Website: 
www.cityofwestliberty.com
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 3,277   1990: 1,887   1980: 1,381   1970: 1,387


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: 3,330
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 3,435
 2014-07-28  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
 2014-02-11  Annexation  102813-01  MAPPABLE  Tract extends the city boundary to Elk Fork Bridge on Ky 7: 364.922 acres
 1991-06-21  Annexation  091-4-22-02  MAPPABLE  
 1991-06-21  Annexation  091-4-22-01  MAPPABLE  
 1986-02-05  Annexation  085-11-25-3  MAPPABLE  
 1986-02-05  Annexation  085-11-25-2  MAPPABLE  
 1986-02-05  Annexation  085-11-25-1  MAPPABLE  
 1981-04-28  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 1980-08-20  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE