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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:
Bluegrass State
United we stand, divided we fall
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:
Border States:
Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Land Area:
39,732 sq. mi.; 36th largest
State Bird:
State Flower:
Goldenrod (solidago altissima)
State Tree:
Tulip Poplar
State Songs:
My Old Kentucky HomeBlue Moon of Kentucky (bluegrass song)

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Kentucky Schools

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Elementary Schools

Oakview Elementary School
(606) 327-2733
3111 Blackburn Ave
Ashland, KY 41101
Millcreek Elementary School
(859) 381-3527
1212 Reva Ridge Way
Lexington, KY 40517

Middle Schools

Myers Middle School
(502) 485-8305
3741 Pulliam
Louisville, KY 40218
North Laurel Middle School
(606) 862-4715
101 Johnson Rd
London, KY 40741

High Schools

Waggener Traditional High School
(502) 485-8340
330 S. Hubbards Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
Western Mst Magnet High School
(502) 485-8344
2501 Rockford Lane
Louisville, KY 40216

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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