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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

Reidland Elementary School
(270) 538-4180
5741 Benton Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
Whitney Young Elementary School
(502) 485-8354
3526 West Muhammad Ali Bouleva
Louisville, KY 40212

Middle Schools

Westport Traditional Mid & Fine Arts Aca
(502) 485-8346
8100 Westport Road
Louisville, KY 40242
Johnson County Middle School
(606) 789-4133
251 N Mayo Tr
Paintsville, KY 41240

High Schools

Madison Central High School
(859) 624-4505
705 N 2nd St
Richmond, KY 40475
Madison Southern High School
(859) 986-8424
213 Glades Rd
Berea, KY 40403

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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