Ballard County Information
Ballard County Information
 

Ballard County

 

Ballard County is located in extreme western Kentucky at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Comprising an area of 251 square miles, Ballard County, the ninety-third county in order of formation, was established on February 15, 1842, out of parts of Hickman and McCracken counties and named in honor of Captain Bland Ballard (1761–1853), a frontiersman, participant in the Battle of Fallen Timbers (1793) and the River Raisin (1813), andone of the most daring spirits in early Kentucky history as well as a member of the Kentucky General Assembly. Ballard County is bordered by the Ohio river on the north and the Mississippi river on the west, and Carlisle and McCracken counties share its southern and eastern boundaries. Its county seat is Wickliffe, Kentucky.

Population (2010): 8,249

Land Area: 251.16 Square Miles

Water Area: 22.44 Square Miles

Population Density: 32.8 people per square mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Judge Executive Office

     

Judge Executive

Vickie Viniard

Ballard County Courthouse Annex

437 Ohio Street

Wickliffe, KY 42087

 

Contact:

Phone: (270) 335-5176

Fax: (270) 335-3010

Send Email Email:

Website: http://www.ballardcounty.ky.gov

Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time

 

Fiscal Court Meetings

3rd Tuesday at 9:00 AM

 

County Clerk:

Ballard County Clerk Office

     

City of Barlow

 



Mayor:

Jo Wilfong

Address:

147 North 4th Street

Barlow, KY 42024

Phone Number:

(270) 334-3500

Fax Number:

(270) 334-3564

Email:

joandtomw@yahoo.com

Website:

N/A

City Council Meetings:

2nd Tuesday at 5:30 PM

 

 

 

City of Kevil

 

 

 

Mayor:

Charles Burnley

Address:

1009 Clyde Elrod Avenue

Kevil, KY 42053

Phone Number:

(270) 462-3104

Fax Number:

(270) 462-3306

Email:


Website:

N/A

City Council Meetings:

1st Monday at 10:00 AM

 

 

 

City of LaCenter

 

 

 

Mayor:

Jamie Hack

Address:

333 Broadway

LaCenter, KY 42056

Phone Number:

(270) 665-5162

Fax Number:

(270) 665-9113

Email:


Website:

N/A

City Council Meetings:

2nd Tuesday at 5:30 PM

 

 

 

City of Wickliffe

 

 

 

Mayor:

George Lane

Address:

321 Court Street

Wickliffe, KY 42087

Phone Number:

(270) 335-3557

Fax Number:

(270) 335-3559

Email:

wickliffe.city.clerk@gmail.com

Website:

N/A

City Council Meetings:

1st Tuesday at 6:00 PM

     




External Links for more Statistical Information

                     

Ballard County Census QuickFacts
Think Kentucky Demographics County Profile

Ballard County City Data

Think Kentucky Education County Profile

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary EducationBallard County School District

 









 
       

 

 

Page last updated on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:52:00 GMT.