Kentucky: The Bluegrass State
Map of U.S. showing location of Kentucky


CAPITAL: Frankfort

STATEHOOD: 1792; 15th state

ATTRACTIONS: Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory; Mammoth Cave National Park

FUN FACT: Eastern Kentucky is home to so many country-music stars that a stretch of highway was renamed the "Country Music Highway."


Kentucky state flag
Kentucky: State bird: cardinal; State flower: goldenrod; State Animal: gray squirrel; State Quarter



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Photo credits: Gaussian Blur, iStockphoto (quarter); FrankvandenBergh, iStockphoto (flag); Steve Byland, Dreamstime (cardinal); Elena Elisseeva, Dreamstime (goldenrod); Rogério Bernardo, Dreamstime (squirrel)

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