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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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Kentucky Schools

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Elementary Schools

Byck Elementary School
(502) 485-8221
2328 Cedar Street
Louisville, KY 40212
Estill Springs Elementary School
(606) 723-7703
314 Main St
Irvine, KY 40336

Middle Schools

Hopkinsville Middle School
(270) 887-1230
434 Koffman Drive
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Owensboro 5 6 Elementary Center
(270) 686-1128
2631 S Griffith Ave
Owensboro, KY 42301

High Schools

Ballard High School
(502) 485-8206
6000 Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40222
Butler County High School
(270) 526-2204
1147 S Main St
Morgantown, KY 42261

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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