established June 1, 1792 formerly known as Virginia
flag of Kentucky
seal of Kentucky
Kentucky two letter code: KY
capital: Frankfort est. 1792
Bluegrass State
Corn-cracker State
The Dark and Bloody Ground State
Hemp State
Tobacco State
142 Counties:
Adair County
Allen County
Anderson County
Ballard County
Barren County
Bath County
Bell County
Boone County
Bourbon County
Bourbon County/Nicholas County
Boyd County
Boyle County
Boyle County/Lincoln County
Bracken County
Bracken County/Mason County
Breathitt County
Breckinridge County
Bullitt County
Butler County
Caldwell County
Calloway County
Campbell County
Carlisle County
Carroll County
Carter County
Casey County
Christian County
Clark County
Clay County
Clinton County
Crittenden County
Cumberland County
Daviess County
Edmonson County
Elliott County
Estill County
Fayette County
Fleming County
Floyd County
Franklin County
Fulton County
Gallatin County
Gallatin County/Owen County
Garrard County
Grant County
Grant County/Pendleton County
Graves County
Grayson County
Green County
Greenup County
Hancock County
Hardin County
Hardin County/Meade County
Harlan County
Harrison County
Hart County
Henderson County
Henderson County/Webster County
Henry County
Henry County/Shelby County
Hickman County
Hopkins County
Hopkins County/Caldwell County
Jackson County
Jefferson County
Jefferson County/Oldham County
Jessamine County
Johnson County
Kenton County
Kenton County/Boone County
Kenton County/Grant County
Knott County
Knox County
Knox County/Laurel County
Larue County
Larue County/Hardin County
Laurel County
Lawrence County
Lee County
Leslie County
Letcher County
Lewis County
Lincoln County
Lincoln County/Pulaski County
Livingston County
Logan County
Lyon County
Madison County
Magoffin County
Marion County
Marshall County
Martin County
Mason County
McCracken County
McCracken County/Ballard County
McCreary County
McLean County
Meade County
Menifee County
Mercer County
Metcalfe County
Monroe County
Montgomery County
Morgan County
Muhlenberg County
Muhlenberg County/Logan County
Nelson County
Nicholas County
Ohio County
Oldham County
Owen County
Owsley County
Pendleton County
Perry County
Perry County/Knott County
Pike County
Powell County
Pulaski County
Robertson County
Robertson County/Mason County
Rockcastle County
Rowan County
Russell County
Scott County
Scott County/Grant County
Shelby County
Simpson County
Spencer County
Taylor County
Todd County
Todd County/Christian County
Trigg County
Trimble County
Union County
Warren County
Washington County
Wayne County
Webster County
Whitley County
Whitley County/Knox County/Laurel County
Wolfe County
Woodford County
7 Neighboring States:
West Virginia
5 Areacodes:
270     364     502     606     859    
Airport : 152
Heliport : 105
Ultralight : 4
Electoral Votes: 8
State Motto: United we stand, divided we fallDeo gratiam habeamus
english translation: Let us be grateful to God
Highest point in Kentucky: Black Mountain , 4139 feet
fossil Brachiopod
fossil scientific name undetermined
tree Tulip-tree
tree binomial nomenclature Liriodendron tulipifera
flower Goldenrod
flower scientificname Solidago gigantea
fish Kentucky spotted bass
fish binomial nomenclature Micropterus punctulatus
bird Cardinal
wildlife mammal Gray squirrel
insect Viceroy butterfly
insect scientific name Limenitis archippus
horse Thoroughbred
butterfly Viceroy butterfly
butterfly binomial nomenclature Limenitis archippus
mineral Coal
rock or stone Kentucky Agate
gemstone Freshwater pearl
zipcodes for Kentucky : 40004 40006 40008 40009 40010 40011 40012
all 609 zipcodes for Kentucky
Crime Chart Kentucky Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 4,413,457 318,857,056
violent crimes 9,3401,197,987
violent crime rate211.6375.7
murder and manslaughter16014,249
murder and manslaughter rate3.64.5
rape rate32.636.6
robbery rate75.6102.2
aggravated assault4,404741,291
aggravated assault rate99.8232.5
property crimes99,1668,277,829
property crime rate2246.92596.1
burglary rate526.7542.5
larceny theft69,6045,858,496
larceny theft rate1577.11837.3
motor vechicle theft6,318689,527
motor vehicle theft rate143.2216.2
Ashland (21,108)
Bardstown (13,091)
Berea (14,882)
Bowling Green (63,616)
Burlington (16,479)
Campbellsville (11,237)
Covington (40,997)
Danville (16,690)
Elizabethtown (29,678)
Erlanger (18,797)
Florence (32,227)
Fort Campbell North (14,015)
Fort Knox (10,240)
Fort Thomas (16,398)
Frankfort (27,830)
Georgetown (32,356)
Glasgow (14,470)
Henderson (28,890)
Hopkinsville (32,205)
Independence (26,819)
Jeffersontown (26,946)
Lawrenceburg (11,103)
Lexington-Fayette (314,488)
Louisville (760,026)
Lyndon (11,372)
Madisonville (19,539)
Mayfield (10,080)
Mount Washington (14,028)
Murray (18,954)
Newport (15,354)
Nicholasville (29,754)
Owensboro (59,042)
Paducah (24,864)
Radcliff (22,387)
Richmond (33,533)
Shelbyville (15,253)
Shepherdsville (11,967)
Shively (15,713)
Somerset (11,439)
St. Matthews (18,025)
Winchester (18,446)