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- 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.
- 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 War.
- 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.
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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 informatio…n is helpful for students and other people...
Yes, the Kentucky Derby is held in Kentucky. It's held at the Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville. The 2010 Derby represents the 136th running of the world-famous race.
Yes; there are three in Louisville alone.
Yellow fish are common in Kentucky lakes.
The first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant, which was also the first franchise, was started in Kentucky. The name 'Kentucky' comes from a Cherokee word meaning Land of Tomorr…ow or meadowland. Post-it Notes are produced at the 3M factory in Cynthiana, Kentucky. Duncan Hines, the namesake of well-known cake mix, was born in Bowling Green in 1880. Both the Confederate and Union Presidents in the Civil War were born in Kentucky. The red-yellow-green traffic signal that is used throughout the world was invented by a former slave named Garrett Morgan, a native of Paris, Kentucky. Richmond, Kentucky was considered runner-up for the best location of our nation's capitol, but Washington DC was favored because of the importance of sea trade. The world's first successful hand transplant was performed in Louisville, Kentucky in 1999 by a doctor from University of Louisville. Corvettes are manufactured in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Corvette Museum is also located there. The electric light bulb was shown to the public at the Southern Exposition Fair in Louisville. The Hatfield-McCoy feud, an Appalachian vendetta that lasted from the Civil War to the 1890's, happened in Pike County, Kentucky, which is the world's largest producer of coal.
# The Kentucky Senate has 38 members. # The Kentucky House has 100 members. # Kentucky has two US Senators. # Kentucky has six US House members. # The Kentucky L…egislature is called the Kentucky General Assembly. a # The Kentucky judicial branch is called the Kentucky Court of Justice. # Kentucky judges are elected and not appointed. # The Kentucky Governor is both the head of state and the head of government. # Kentucky has had one woman serve as Governor. # Kentucky's first governor was Isaac Shelby.
It is between Tennessee and Indiana, in the Eastern Central part of the United States. Kentucky is sometimes called a southern state, more specifically of the upland south. It… is also occasionally referred to as being in the midwest. Kentucky is located in the south right below Ohio
The KY Derby is held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.It is an annual event.The track is 1.25 miles long.More than 150,000 people attend the Derby each year.The firs…t Derby was held in 1875.Mint Julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.The traditional Kentucky Derby meal is Burgoo, a thick, meaty stew.The Derby actually begins two weeks before the race by a series of events leading up to Derby Day, beginning with Thunder over Louisville, which is an airshow and fireworks event.It is customary for both men and women to wear stylish, elegant hats to the Derby.
It is in Kentucky (and Tennessee), plus the dam which impounds it is called Kentucky Dam.
A fact is a true statement. It is something people can prove. Example: The Sun rises in the east. The human beings are in the plant kingdom is not a fact.
Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio) offers programs at its off-site facility in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. Xalapa Way is the name of a street in Verona, Kentucky. Xantippa L…ane is the name of a street in Winchester, Kentucky Xavier Drive is the name of a street in Bardstown, Kentucky
· Zion is a community in Henderson County, Kentucky
Some people believe Quincy Kentucky to be haunted.
One thing you could do in Kentucky in go to theKentucky Derby. You can visit Mammoth Cave National Park, Lincoln's Birthplace and childhood home, as well as see the world's la…rgest wooden baseball bat. At certain time of the year you can even see a moonbow.
Interesting, # Indispensible, # Idealistic, # Idyllic, # Illusory, # Impassioned, # Important, # Impulsive, # Incalcuable, # Incendiary, # Incorridgible, … # Incorruptible (mostly) # Indecipherable (sometimes when Mitch takes the floor), # Indignant (often when Mitch has taken the floor), # Inhospitable (never when Mitch has taken the floor).
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.
Why are many deposits of limestone in Ohio and Kentucky Why would this fact lead scientist to believe that there use to be an ocean covering these states?
pay more attention in science class...... but it can be just the formation of the area and that scientist think there may have been an ocean because limestone is usually found… in the ocean