City of Vanceburg

Ariel Photo of Vanceburg

Photo by Duane Stone

Vanceburg, the seat of Lewis County, is on the banks of the Ohio River. It was founded in 1797 and is named for Joseph Vance, one of the founders. It became an important port and its location relatively high above the river made it less susceptible to floods. The original county seat was Poplar Flat, but was transferred to Clarksburg in 1809 and there remained until Vanceburg became the county seat in January 1864. The town was sometimes referred to as Alum City because of nearby deposits of alum. The Vanceburg Post Office opened in 1815. The population of Vanceburg in 2010 was 1,698.


Mayor

Chris McGlone
189 Second Street
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-6003
Fax: (606) 796-6096
Email: mayor@cityofvanceburg.org


Hours

Monday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8 am - 2 pm
Thursday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm

City Clerk

Jeana Billman
189 Second Street
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-3044
Fax: (606) 796-6096
Email: jeanabillman@cityofvanceburg.org


Assistant City Clerk

Greta May
189 Second Street, Suite A
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-3044
Fax: (606) 796-6096
Email: gretamay82@cityofvanceburg.org


Chief of Police

Joe Billman
189 Second Street, Suite B
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-2111
Email: vpdbillman@ekns.net


Fire Chief

Carl Chaney
36 Court Street
Vanceburg, KY 41179

Phone: (606) 796-3464
Cell: (606) 202-3453
Email: cchaney1@yahoo.com

City Council Members

Kathy McCann
9 Fairlane Drive
Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-6335

Marc McCane
59 West Second Steet
Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-6956

Matt Jarrells
1109 Front Street
Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-6003

Karen Fraley
29 Holiday Drive
Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-6455

Shane Hull
1003 Front Street
Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-6535

Linda Sue Gilbert
643 Fairlane Drive
Vanceburg, KY 41179
Phone: (606) 796-2801

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