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Just the Facts:
  • 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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