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Set in the east central portion of the United States, Kentucky, also known as the Bluegrass State, is considered a southern state, originally part of Virginia and eventually becoming the 15th state in the Union on June 1, 1792. In total area, the state of Kentucky measures 40,409 square miles, or roughly 140 miles in width by 379 miles in length. Approximately 1.7% of the state's total area is comprised of water. The state offers a humid subtropical climate that varies from a 87 degrees Fahrenheit to 23 degrees Fahrenheit over the course of the year. Average rainfall measures about 46 inches per year; tornadoes are known to occur in the region. Kentucky is probably best known for the annual Kentucky Derby, a landmark event in horse racing. In addition, the state touts a number of natural attractions including the Cumberland Gap, the main passage through the Appalachian Mountains and the Mammoth Cave National Park which features the world's longest known cave system.


Nicknames : Bluegrass State

Capitol : Frankfort

Largest City (by population) : Louisville

Largest City (by area) : Louisville

Largest County (by population) : Jefferson County

Total Area (square miles) : 40409

Admitted to Union : June 1, 1792

Time Zone : Eastern, Central

State Flower : Goldenrod

State Tree : Tulip Tree

State Bird : Northern Cardinal

Major Industries : beef, corn, goats, automobiles, bourbon

Major Companies : Humana, Yum! Brands, Toyota


  • Though wild turkeys were once extinct in the state, today, more wild turkeys are found in Kentucky than in any other eastern state.
  • Kentucky offers the greatest length of navigable waterways and streams in the continental United States.
  • The first Miss America from Kentucky was Heather Renee French, crowned on September 18, 1999.
  • Over 100 governors of other states were born in Kentucky.
  • Two Louisville sisters composed the original Happy Birthday song in 1893.

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Adair County Public Records - Adair County Official Website Edit

Directory for Adair County. Find information on board of commissioners and county government and officials.
Physical Address:
Adair County Government 414 Public Square, Suite 1 Columbia, Kentucky 42728
Contact: P: 270.384.4703 F: 270.384.9754

Adair County Public Records - Business Directory Edit

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Physical Address:
Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce 201 Burkesville St. P.O. Box 116 Columbia, Kentucky 42728
Contact: P: 270.384.6020 F: 270.384.2056

Allen County Public Records - Allen County Official Website Edit

Directory for Allen County. Find information on board of commissioners and county government and officials.
Physical Address:
Allen County Judge Executive P.O. Box 115 Scottsville, Kentucky 42164
Contact: P: 270.237.3631 E: johnny@allencountykentucky.com

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Physical Address:
Allen County Judge Executive P.O. Box 115 Scottsville, Kentucky 42164
Contact: P: 270.237.3631 E: johnny@allencountykentucky.com

Anderson County Public Records - Anderson County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Anderson County Government 137 South Main St. Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
Contact: P: 502.839.3471 F: 502.839.8151

Anderson County Public Records - Property Records Edit

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Physical Address:
Anderson County Property Valuation Administrator 101 Ollie Bowen Court Lawrenceburg, Kentucky 40342
Contact: P: 502.839.4061 F: 502.839.3648

Ballard County Public Records - Ballard County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Ballard County Government P.O. Box 276 Wickliffe, Kentucky 42087
Contact: P: 270.335.5176 F: 270.335.3010

Ballard County Public Records - Business Directory Edit

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Physical Address:
Ballard Chamber of Commerce 547 West Kentucky Dr. LaCenter, Kentucky 42056
Contact: P: 270.665.8277 E: bcchamberinfo@brtc.net

Barren County Public Records - Barren County Official Website Edit

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Physical Address:
Barren County Executive Glasgow City Hall, Mezzanine Level P.O. Box 129 Glasgow, Kentucky 42142
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Barren County Public Records - Child Support Evaders Edit

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Physical Address:
Barren County Sheriff 117 North Public Square, Suite 1B Glasgow, Kentucky 42141
Contact: P: 270.651.2771 F:270.651.8204

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