- Kentucky is the 26th most populated US State.
- Kentucky is the 22nd most densely populated US State.
- Kentucky's official state tree is the Tulip poplar which is really a magnolia.
- Kentucky is home to the world's largest cave system.
- Kentucky' official state fruit is the blackberry.
- Kentucky is the 37th largest US State by area.
- Kentucky was the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis.
- Kentucky's official state bird is the Cardinal.
- Kentucky was the 15th state to join the Union.
- Kentucky's official state dance is clogging.
- Kentucky has eight electoral college votes.
- Kentucky's official state flower is the goldenrod.
- Kentucky Fried Chicken was begun in Kentucky.
- Kentucky's official state honey festival is the Clarkson Honeyfest.
- Kentucky produces Bourbon but the official state beverage is milk.
- Kentucky's highest point is Black Mountain at 4,145 feet.
- Kentucky is the 4th larges auto producing state in the Union.
- Kentucky is the home of the Kentucky Derby.
- Kentucky's official state horse is the Thoroughbred.
- Kentucky is the home of the International Bluegrass Music Museum.
- Kentucky's official state musical instrument is the Appalachian dulcimer.
- Kentucky is in two different Time Zones.
- Kentucky's offical state mineral is coal.
- Kentucky has 120 counties.
- Kentucky's official state music is Bluegrass Music.
- Kentucky's capital at Frankfort has the 4th smallest population of all state capitals.
- Kentucky has no official state grass but is known as the Bluegrass State.
In 1750, Thomas Walker, a pioneer scout, entered Kentucky through the Cumberland Gap and made the first thorough exploration of the eastern part of the region.Daniel Boone exp…lored eastern Kentucky in 1767. He came to Kentucky again in 1769, and spent two years in the Bluegrass Region.Simon Kenton explored northeastern Kentucky in 1773 and 1774. James Harrod led a group of colonists into Kentucky from Pennsylvania. They established Harrodsburg, Kentucky's first permanent white settlement.Boone led a group of settlers through the Cumberland Gap into Kentucky in 1775. His route became known as the Wilderness Road. Boone settled along the Kentucky River and called his site Boonesborough. (MORE)
Kentucky is famous for many things, some of which are: Ashley Judd, famous actress Thoroughbred horses The Kentucky Derby, horse race Bluegrass Appalachian Mnts. Bourbon… Moonshine Tobacco (not so much anymore) Farmers Rolling hills Red River Gorge Lake Cumberland Mammoth cave, longest cave in the world Louisville KFC (Yes, Colonel Sanders was born here in Corbin, KY) Kentucky brown, food (MORE)
Kentucky is the only US State that has had sitting governor assassinated.Kentucky is the only US State that had its Capitol occupied by the Confederates during the US Civil Wa…r.Kentucky's Governor from 1871-1875 moved to Montana and served as the Governor of Montana Territory from 1887-1889.Kentucky got its only woman governor from 1983-1987.Chevrolet Corvettes are only made in Kentucky. This information will help students and other people... (MORE)
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It is two men standing face to face with a double arm lock hand shake. They are dressed in long coats with tails. It is titled, "United we stand, Divided we fall". A double ar…m lock hand shake is a normal right handed hand shake. Each man's left hand is extended and placed on the right arm between the elbow and shoulder of the other hand shaker. (MORE)
Fleming County is the covered Bridge Capital of Kentucky. Kentucky got its own women governor in 1983-1987. Chevrolet Corvettes are made only in Kentucky. This information i…s helpful for students and other people... (MORE)