Burkesville, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 5
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Incorporated: 1846-02-23
County: Cumberland
Area Development LCADD
County Seat Yes
Form Of Government: Mayor - Council
Type of Election (City Officials): Non-Partisan
City Waives Primary Election (City Officials): Yes

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Notes: Originally called Cumberland Crossing. Named in honor of Samuel Burkes, landowner.
Population Estimates:
1990: 1848
1991: 1839
1992: 1853
1993: 1882
1994: 1884
1995: 1906
1996: 1912
1997: 1896
1998: 1891
1999: 1897
2000: 1761
2001: 1759
2002: 1755
2003: 1765
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  ADD Website
  County Website
  Cumberland County Genealogy
  Cumberland County Genealogy

County Links:
  Cumberland County PVA
Mayor 
Keith Riddle
Meeting Times: 
3rd Thu 5:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 7:30am-4:00pm
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 1,756   1990: 1,815   1980: 2,051   1970: 1,717


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: 1,515
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 1,521
 2014-07-28  Declaration (Duplicate Filing) (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
 2014-07-23  Declaration (Faxed) (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
 2002-06-24  Annexation  1987-1  MAPPABLE  
 1981-06-03  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE