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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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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Kentucky

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Kentucky Schools

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Elementary Schools

Rangeland Elementary School
(502) 485-8317
1701 Rangeland Rd
Louisville, KY 40219
Madeline M Breckinridge Elementary
(859) 381-3273
2101 St. Mathilda Dr.
Lexington, KY 40502

Middle Schools

Campbellsville Middle School
(270) 465-5121
315 Roberts Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718
Turner Elementary School
(606) 348-6122
250 Cardinal Way
Monticello, KY 42633

High Schools

West Carter County High School
(606) 286-2481
365 West Carter Dr
Olive Hill, KY 41164
Jeffersontown Hs Magnet Career Academy
(502) 485-8275
9600 Old Six Mile Lane
Jeffersontown, KY 40299

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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