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Kentucky Profile

Daniel Boone and other frontiersmen settled in Kentucky, the "Bluegrass State," in 1769. Its name comes from the Iroquois Indian word "Ken-tah-ten," or "land of tomorrow." Admitted into the Union in 1792, Kentucky is the 15th state and the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains. Today, Kentucky is associated with coal mines and horse farms and racing. America's most prestigious horse race, the Kentucky Derby, is held in Louisville annually. The state flower is the goldenrod, the cardinal is the state bird and Frankfort is the capital. ...Read more here: Kentucky - The Bluegrass State

Capital City:
Frankfort
Nickname:
Bluegrass State
Motto:
United we stand, divided we fall
Statehood:
June 1, 1792 (15th)
Origin of State's Name:
Based on the Iroquois Indian word "Ken-tah-ten," meaning "land of tomorrow." or "dark and bloody ground"
Largest City:
Louisville
Border States:
Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Land Area:
39,732 sq. mi.; 36th largest
State Bird:
Cardinal
State Flower:
Goldenrod (solidago altissima)
State Tree:
Tulip Poplar
State Songs:
My Old Kentucky HomeBlue Moon of Kentucky (bluegrass song)

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Kentucky

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Kentucky Schools

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Elementary Schools

Hattie C Warner Elementary School
(859) 885-3085
821 Wilmore Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Longest Elementary School
(270) 338-2842
1020 N Main St
Greenville, KY 42345

Middle Schools

Metcalfe County Middle School
(270) 432-3359
100 Hornet Ave
Edmonton, KY 42129
Newburg Middle School
(502) 485-8306
4901 Exeter Av.
Louisville, KY 40218

High Schools

Valley Traditional High School
(502) 485-8339
10200 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40272
Magoffin County High School
(606) 349-2011
201 Hornet Drive
Salyersville, KY 41465

Sex Offender Information for Kentucky

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Kentucky, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://kspsor.state.ky.us. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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