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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

    Salyer Elementary School
    (606) 884-7325
    5781 Royalton Rd.
    Salyersville, KY 41465
    Laukhuf Elementary School
    (502) 485-8289
    5100 Capewood Dr
    Louisville, KY 40229

    Middle Schools

    Muhlenberg South Middle School
    (270) 338-4650
    200 Pritchett Dr
    Greenville, KY 42345
    A J Lloyd Middle School
    (606) 348-6691
    314 Albany Rd
    Monticello, KY 42633

    High Schools

    Warren East High School
    (270) 781-1277
    6867 Louisville Rd
    Bowling Green, KY 42101
    Franklin Simpson High School
    (270) 586-3273
    400 S College St
    Franklin, KY 42135

    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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