Winchester, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 3
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1793-12-17
County: Clark
Area Development BGADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: City Manager
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): No

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Notes: Named by John Baker, landowner, in honor of his hometown in Virginia. Historic Strode's Station, founded 1779, is nearby.
Population Estimates:
1990: 15821
1991: 15841
1992: 15939
1993: 15963
1994: 15846
1995: 15859
1996: 16007
1997: 15884
1998: 15929
1999: 16167
2000: 16711
2001: 16513
2002: 16391
2003: 16378
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  City Website
  Clark County Genealogy
  Clark County Genealogy

County Links:
  Clark County PVA
Mayor 
Ed Burtner
Meeting Times: 
1st & 3rd Tue 5:30pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
Website: 
www.winchesterky.com
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 16,724   1990: 15,799   1980: 15,216   1970: 13,402


Current Filings (KRS 81.045 to present date)
Date Filed Type Ordinance Map Status Notes
 2017-06-28  Annexation (TIFF) (PDF)  3-2017  MAPPABLE  Infiltrator Water Technologies, Inc., Tract located on the west side of Ky 627 aka Paris Pike & east of the CSX Railroad: 70 acres
 2016-05-19  Population Estimate      U. S. Census Bureau Population Estimate as of July 1, 2015: 18,446
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 18,368
 2014-07-31  Declaration (TIFF) (PDF)  pursuant to HB 331 (2014)    Acknowledgment of Reclassification (Home Rule), Statement of Form of Government (City Manager), Name of City, & Year of Incorporation
 2014-02-13  Annexation  16-2013  MAPPABLE  Parcel A: Ky 627 - Boonesboro R/W (34.90 acres). Parcel B: George Rogers Clark High School, Ky 627 (89.15 acres).
 2014-02-04  Annexation  12-2013  MAPPABLE  Fairholme Ventures, LLC, Tract: south & east of Fairholme Way and west of Two Mile Road (44.430 acres)
 2012-09-20  Annexation Amendment  5-2010  MAPPABLE  Corrects certain calls in Annexation Ordinance 6-2009
 2012-09-20  Annexation  6-2009  MAPPABLE  Tract located on the south side of Cook Avenue: 0.884 acres
 2012-05-21  Annexation  4-2012  MAPPABLE  Tract located along US 60, Caudill Drive, & Hospital Drive: 30.063 acres
 2010-09-20  Resolution  R2010-23  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 6-1998
 2010-09-20  Annexation  6-1998  MAPPABLE  Earlymeade Farm & Earlymeade, LLC, Tract: Colby Rd & McClure Rd (134.46 acres)
 2010-09-20  Resolution  R2010-22  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 21-2005
 2010-09-20  Annexation  21-2005  MAPPABLE  Daniel Grove Cemetery: east Ky 974 aka Muddy Creek Road (8.45 acres)
 2010-09-20  Resolution  R2010-21  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 4-2008
 2010-09-20  Annexation  4-2008  MAPPABLE  Tract located north of Revilo Rd & west of L & N Railroad: 31.32 acres
 2010-09-20  Resolution  R2010-25  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 1-87. (between I-64 & Lex Ave: 37.15a & 13.95a)
 2010-09-20  Annexation  1-87  MAPPABLE  Annexation of areas addressed in Ord. 1-85 declared void by Circuit Court Action 85-CI-149.
 2010-06-17  Resolution  R2010-10  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 10-2005
 2010-06-17  Annexation  10-2005  MAPPABLE  Tract located along Van Meter Road: 317.24 acres
 2010-06-17  Resolution  R2010-7  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 2-1988
 2010-06-17  Annexation  2-1988 (aka 2-88)  MAPPABLE  Tract located between Old Paris Pike and the L&N Railroad (118.48 acres)
 2010-06-17  Resolution  R2010-8  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 10-1990
 2010-06-17  Annexation  10-1990 (aka 10-90)  MAPPABLE  Winchester-Clark County Industrial Development Authority Tract: adj Winchester Industrial Pk (2.54a)
 2010-06-17  Resolution  R2010-6  MAPPABLE  Restates the location of Annexation Ordinance 11-1981
 2010-06-17  Annexation  11-1981 (aka 11-81)  MAPPABLE  Tract located north of I-64 between Old Paris Pike and L& N Railroad (104.67 acres)
 2008-07-23  County Judge's Appointment  Executive Order #2008-09    Coroner
 2008-07-23  Notification of Vacancy      Coroner
 2008-06-23  Annexation  19-2005  MAPPABLE  Bradley Place Subdivision: south of East Broadway (5.776 acres)
 2007-01-04  Certifications of Oath of Office      Mayor & City Commissioners
 2003-12-13  Governor's Appointment  Executive Order #2003-029    County Judge/Executive
 2003-12-12  Annexation  8-2003  MAPPABLE  Industrial Develop. Authority: n of Revilo Rd & w of L & N RR (Parcel A: 301.38a & Parcel C: 0.58a)
 2003-08-25  Annexation  14-2003  MAPPABLE  Fairholme Estates Unit 1-A: south of Fair Ave & west of Two Mile Rd (27.167 acres)
 2003-03-28  Annexation  3-2003  MAPPABLE  First Church of God Tract: 2500 Colby Road (43.03 acres)
 2003-03-28  Repeal of Annexation Ordinance  2-2003  MAPPABLE  Repeals Ord 21-2002 annexing 2500 Colby Road due to procedural error.
 2003-01-15  Certification  Administration of Oath    Mayor & (4) City Commissioners
 2000-09-11  Annexation  15-2000  MAPPABLE  J & P Investments of Winchester LLC Tract: north side of Winn Avenue, Ky 15 (4.40 acres)
 1999-09-27  Annexation  19-99  MAPPABLE  Winchester Commercial LLC Tract: Lexington Avenue (11.589 acres)
 1999-08-30  Annexation  16-99  MAPPABLE  Wiseman & Littrell Tract: near intersection of bypass & Colby Rd (96.132 acres)
 1999-07-14  Annexation  11-99  MAPPABLE  Denham Tract: north side of McClure Rd between Mallard Place & Earlymeade Subdivision (1.71a)
 1998-04-30  Annexation  6-98  MAPPABLE  Earlymeade Tract with exclusions: sw of McClure Rd & Colby Rd intersection (132.53 acres)
 1997-11-13  Annexation  36-97  MAPPABLE  Multiple owners including Clark Regional Medical Center: near bypass & Colby Rd (150a)
 1997-06-12  Annexation  20-97  MAPPABLE  Multiple owners: near I-64 interchange with Winchester-Paris Rd (Clem tract excluded)
 1997-02-07  Annexation  7-97  MAPPABLE  Multiple owners including Walmart: west side of bypass & north side of Colby Rd (196.66a)
 1996-12-10  Annexation  27-96  MAPPABLE  Pinnacle Development Group Tract: 3 parcels & ROW, east side of US 627 (366 acres)
 1996-04-15  Annexation  12-96  MAPPABLE  Kroger Center: west side of bypass (17.52 acres)
 1996-04-15  Annexation  11-96  MAPPABLE  Nelson Steel Corp. Tract: west side of Old Paris Road (8.48 acres)
 1995-04-27  Annexation  7-95  MAPPABLE  Ordinance omitted. Roberts Tract: 323 Skylark Drive (0.42 acres)
 1993-10-08  Annexation  24-93  MAPPABLE  Ordinance omitted. Multiple owners including Calvary Christian Church: inside bypass (35.79 acres)
 1991-11-15  Annexation  19-91  MAPPABLE  Ordinance omitted. Adjoins Industrial Development Authority betw L & N RR & Ky 627 (242.50 acres)
 1991-01-04  Annexation  39-90  MAPPABLE  Apollo Oil, Taylor Estate & L J Investment Tract: between US 60 & I-64 nr Early Drive (83.471 acres)
 1985-02-28  Annexation  2-85  MAPPABLE  Multiple owners: south of I-64 nr Forest Park Addition (80 acres)
 1985-02-28  Annexation  1-85  MAPPABLE  Multiple owners: north side of West Lexington Avenue (72.52 acres)
 1981-05-07  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE