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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

Payneville Elementary School
(270) 422-7555
520 Rhodelia Rd
Payneville, KY 40157
Deer Park Elementary School
(270) 852-7270
4959 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

Middle Schools

Scott Middle School
(502) 624-2236
Bldg 7474 Mississippi St
Ft Knox, KY 40121
Kennedy Metro Middle School
(502) 485-6950
4515 Taylorsville Rd
Louisville, KY 40220

High Schools

Metcalfe County High School
(270) 432-2481
208 Randolph St
Edmonton, KY 42129
North Bullitt High School
(502) 957-2186
3200 E Hebron Ln
Shepherdsville, KY 40165

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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