Columbia, Kentucky

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Class (ending Dec. 31, 2014): 4
Class (effective Jan. 1, 2015): Home Rule
Status: Active
Established (y–m–d): 1803-before
Incorporated: 1893-05-06
County: Adair
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

Interactive Map (Courtesy Kentucky Geography Network)

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Submitted By G. Kolbenschlag
Trabue-Russell House, Columbia
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Notes: Amendment of Articles of Incorporation: 2/27/1844. Reclassification Declaration states year of incorporation as 1802.
Population Estimates:
1990: 3898
1991: 3975
1992: 4009
1993: 4037
1994: 4065
1995: 4124
1996: 4157
1997: 4158
1998: 4137
1999: 4126
2000: 4141
2001: 4136
2002: 4139
2003: 4152
*Compiled by the Ky. State Data Center. Population Estimates may change as city boundaries are adjusted.
City Links:
  Adair County Genealogy
  Adair County Genealogy
  ADD Website
  City Website
  City Website

County Links:
  Adair County PVA
Mayor 
Patrick Bell
Meeting Times: 
1st Mon 6:00pm
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
Website: 
www.cityofcolumbiaky.com
U.S. Decennial Census (April 1):   2000: 4,014   1990: 3,845   1980: 3,710   1970: 3,234


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: 4,644
 2015-05-21  Population (2010)      Population Total per 2010 U.S. Decennial Census: 4,452
 2014-08-22  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 (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
 2009-12-23  Annexation  110.38  MAPPABLE  Tommy Grider Tract: nw Ky 55 & north side of Spur Road (3.76 acres)
 2008-12-09  Annexation  110.37  MAPPABLE  Columbia Road & Parrott Avenue Tract: 49.171 acres
 2008-10-31  Annexation  110.36  MAPPABLE  Wilson Tract: 100 Murray Lane (1.12 acres)
 2008-10-31  Annexation  110.35  MAPPABLE  Sandusky Tract: near Butler Branch (0.49 acres)
 2008-06-18  Annexation  110.33  MAPPABLE  Green Hills Subdivision: 64.46 acres
 2008-05-02  Annexation  110.32  MAPPABLE  Grider Commercial Rentals tract: west side of Highway 55 North (1.135 acres)
 2007-08-08  Annexation  110.29  MAPPABLE  Bennett Heirs Tract: east side of Ky 55S (38.22 acres)
 2007-07-12  Annexation  110.30  MAPPABLE  Cruse Heirs Tracts: east side of Highway 55S (Parcel 1: 0.83a & Parcel 2: 0.71a)
 2007-06-13  Annexation  110.28  MAPPABLE  United Citizens Bank, First National Bank & Bank of Columbia tracts: Highway 55N (11.26 acres)
 2007-02-05  Annexation  110.27  MAPPABLE  Highway #61 South: 185.19 acres
 2007-01-24  Annexation  110.26  MAPPABLE  North Highway 55 Tract: 26.46 acres
 2006-04-13  Annexation  110.25  MAPPABLE  Adair County Board of Education Tract: NW side of Greensburg Street (25 acres)
 2006-04-13  Annexation  110.24  MAPPABLE  Adair County Board of Education Tract: NW side of Greensburg Street (20.05 acres)
 2006-04-13  Annexation  110.23  MAPPABLE  Adair County Board of Education Tract: NW side of Greensburg Street (6.94 acres)
 2005-12-16  Annexation  110.22  MAPPABLE  Fiscal Court, Grider & Day Tract: 5.04 acres (Highway 55)
 2005-03-30  Annexation  110.21  MAPPABLE  Janes Tract: 1.51 acres
 2005-03-30  Annexation  110.20  MAPPABLE  Grider Tract: 0.58 acres
 2004-11-12  Notice of Appointment      Mayor
 2004-10-18  Notice of Resignation      Mayor
 2002-01-04  Annexation  110.18  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 2001-01-16  Annexation  110.19  MAPPABLE  Murray Subdivision: Murray Lane (1.64 acres)
 2000-10-13  Annexation  110.17  MAPPABLE  Duplicate Filing
 2000-09-28  Annexation  110.18  MAPPABLE  Columbia-Adair County Industrial Park: 327.26 acres
 2000-07-14  Annexation  110.17  MAPPABLE  Multiple parcels: 88.12 acres
 1994-02-15  Annexation  110.14  MAPPABLE  Adair County Board of Education & School District Finance Corp. tract: 81.53 acres
 1981-07-15  KRS 81.045 Filing    MAPPABLE