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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

West Louisville Elementary School
(270) 852-7650
9661 Ky Hwy 56
Owensboro, KY 42301
Red Cross Elementary School
(270) 659-2400
215 Parkview Dr
Glasgow, KY 42141

Middle Schools

North Laurel Middle School
(606) 862-4715
101 Johnson Rd
London, KY 40741
Spencer County Middle School
(502) 477-3260
1263 Mt Washington Rd
Taylorsville, KY 40071

High Schools

Pulaski County High School
(606) 679-1574
511 University Dr
Somerset, KY 42503
Bullitt East High School
(502) 538-7322
11450 Hwy 44e
Mount Washington, KY 40047

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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